Southwestern University

About this Partner

Southwestern University contributes the early years of its school newspaper, The Megaphone. Special Collections anticipates adding more issues of The Megaphone as well as items from the library’s Texas Heritage Resource Center. Southwestern University, a national liberal arts college, is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas, tracing its founding to 1840. Three of the first five Rhodes Scholars in Texas were Southwestern graduates; the Southwestern Magazine, the first student literary journal in the state, was founded here. SU’s core values are: Cultivating academic excellence; Promoting lifelong learning and a passion for intellectual and personal growth; Fostering diverse perspectives; Being true to oneself and others; Respecting the worth and dignity of persons; Encouraging activism in the pursuit of justice and the common good.

Contact Information

Name: Jason W. Dean

Smith Library Center
P.O. Box 770
Southwestern University

Phone: 512.863.1221