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George W. Bush to speak at UNT

From a UNT News Service press release


President George W. Bush

Former President George W. Bush will speak at UNT on Nov. 17 as part of the university's Distinguished Lecture Series.

The Distinguished Lecture Series is intended to introduce the university community to the excellence of world-class speakers whose messages will enhance student learning outside the classroom. Bush was the 46th Governor of Texas, serving from 1995 to 2000, and the 43rd president of the United States, serving from 2001 to 2009. His memoir Decision Points is slated for release on Nov. 9.

The Distinguished Lecture Series is sponsored by UNT's Division of Student Affairs. Previous speakers include Suze Orman, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Bill Nye and Vicente Fox.

When: The event will be held at 8 p.m. Nov. 17.

Where: It will be held in the UNT Coliseum, which is located on the southeast corner of North Texas Boulevard and Highland Street (600 Avenue D) on the UNT Denton campus.

Ticket information: Tickets will be available at the Union Information Desk located on the third level of the University Union, which is located at 1155 Union Circle in Denton. The information desk is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets also can be reserved by calling 940-565-3805. Each purchaser is limited to four tickets.

Student admission:

  • One free ticket per student with UNT student ID.
  • Students can also purchase additional tickets for $15.

Employee and UNT Alumni Association member admission:

  • UNT faculty, staff and members of the UNT Alumni Association can purchase tickets for $15.

General public admission:

  • Members of the general public can purchase tickets for $25.
  • There also will be tickets for 300 floor seats available for $30.

An additional 300 floor seats will be open to student ticket holders on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For more information contact Hope Garcia, director of special projects, at 940-565-4909 or Hope.Garcia@unt.edu.


Alyssa Yancey with UNT News Service can be reached at alyssa.yancey@unt.edu.

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