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The General vs the President
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The General vs the President

At the dawn of a new era in American history, President Harry S. Truman struggled with unfavorable public opinion wrought against him in response to growing concerns about the Soviet Union and a challenging economic transition following World War II. For this embattled president, the future appeared ...
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William Craig Rice—1955-2016
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William Craig Rice—1955-2016

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William Craig Rice, educator, poet, and Director of the Division of Education Programs at the National Endowment for the Humanities, died on Monday in Philadelphia. He was 61.According to his brother, John, Dr. Rice died of an acute myocardial infarction. ...
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COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship Recipient, John Beyrle
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COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship Recipient, John Beyrle

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On Monday, February 8, the Hauenstein Center was proud to confer its highest honor, the COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship, to Ambassador John Beyrle. John Beyrle served as an American diplomat for three decades, in foreign postings and domestic assignments focused on Central and Eastern Europe, the ...
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Ralph W. Hauenstein, 1912-2016
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Ralph W. Hauenstein, 1912-2016

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This page will update frequently with responses from the Hauenstein Center and the community to the passing of Ralph Hauenstein.WOODTV8: Ralph Hauenstein passes away at age 103GVNOW: Philanthropist and friend Ralph Hauenstein dies at age 103MLive: Businessman, WWII veteran, philanthropist Ralph Haue ...
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The Hauenstein Center Accepts $1 Million Gift from J.C. and Tammy Huizenga
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The Hauenstein Center Accepts $1 Million Gift from J.C. and Tammy Huizenga

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The Hauenstein Center is grateful for and humbled by J.C. and Tammy Huizenga's $1 million gift in honor of our benefactor, Ralph W. Hauenstein. More information is available below from news outlets as well as GVSU.Grand Valley State University Press ReleaseMLiveMiBiz ...
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Awarding of the COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship and Celebrating the Legacy of Gerald R. Ford
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Awarding of the COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship and Celebrating the Legacy of Gerald R. Ford

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On July 14th, the Hauenstein Center joined with the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in celebrating the birthday of President Gerald R. Ford. The keynote speaker at the event, former Secretary of the Treasury and former member of Gerald R. Ford's presidential staff Paul O'Neill, was awarded the Ha ...
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Former Michigan Gov. John Engler Visits Hauenstein Center
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Former Michigan Gov. John Engler Visits Hauenstein Center

March 30 "Engler Speaks to Students, Faculty, and Community on Education, Economy, and Leadership"GVSU Pew Campus, Downtown Grand Rapids, MichiganFormer Michigan Governor John Engler visited GVSU's Pew Campus for a two-part event on Monday, March 30, 2015. He discus ...
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William S. Cohen Awarded the COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship
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William S. Cohen Awarded the COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship

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Grand Valley State University, through its Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, was proud to present its most prestigious award, the COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship, to Former Secretary of Defense, William S. Cohen on Monday, January 19th, 2015.This award was created in 2010 in anticipatio ...
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The Presentation of the COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship and President Ford’s 101st Birthday

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July 14 – 10 AM – Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum – Amway Grand Plaza HotelThe Presentation of the COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship and President Ford's 101st BirthdayThe Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and the Hauenstein Center fo ...
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J. Randall Bergers Presidential Studies Collection

J. Randall Bergers Presidential Studies Collection

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World-Class Presidential Book CollectionThe Hauenstein Center's J. Randall Bergers Presidential Studies Collection is a world-class resource -- a one-stop shop for books written by American presidents.  Held at Grand Valley's Seidman House, the Bergers Collection consists of more than 750 original ...
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