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Texas Lutheran University

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Motto Veritas Christi Libertat Homines
Established 1891
Type Private
Endowment U.S. $
President Jon Moline
Undergraduates 1,400
Location Seguin, Texas, U.S.
Campus Suburban
Athletics American Southwest Conference Division III
Website www.tlu.edu

Texas Lutheran University is an undergraduate, private, coeducational university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The University was founded in 1891, and currently serves roughly 1,400 students each semester. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory[1], the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Seguin may refer to: Seguin, Texas Seguin, Ontario This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Official language(s) English (de facto) See also languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (261,797 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... The American Southwest Conference (ASC) is a College Athletic Conference, founded in 1996, whose member schools compete in the NCAAs Division III. The schools are located in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is a mainline Protestant denomination headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... An academic term is a division of an academic year, the time during which a school, college or university holds classes. ...


The university was founded in Brenham, Texas. Since 1912, Texas Lutheran University has been located in Seguin, Texas. Brenham is a city in Washington County, Texas, United States, with a population of 13,507 according to the 2000 census. ... Official language(s) English (de facto) See also languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (261,797 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Coat of Arms/Seal of Seguin Seguin (pronounced suh-GEEN) is a city located in Guadalupe County, Texas. ... Official language(s) English (de facto) See also languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (261,797 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ...


Students at TLU can major in 28 different fields of study. Thirty minors are also available, as well as nine pre-professional programs.


There are currently four social fraternities on campus: Alpha Phi Alpha, Omega Tau, Zeta Chi and Sigma Phi Theta. There are also four social sororities: Kappa Pi Gamma, Beta Alpha Sigma, Delta Alpha Delta, and Xi Tau. In addition, many service groups also exist on campus.


The athletics department includes baseball, softball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's golf, men's and women's tennis, volleyball, women's cross country, women's track and field, and the future national contender football team. All sports teams compete at the NCAA Division III level and in the American Southwest Conference under their mascot, the Bulldogs.

Contents

Admission

TLU Choir

The TLU Choir holds an annual Christmas Vespers program every year that is always well received and attended.


Krost Symposia

Every year Texas Lutheran holds a Symposium on a single topic chosen for that year. This multi-day event brings in speakers with a wide range of view points on the topic. The first Symposium was held in 1981.


This Years Symposia

Past Symposia

27th annual Krost Symposium The Creative Journey of the Heart: Hate,Tolerance, Forgiveness, hope.
September 28, 2006
26th Annual Krost Symposium The Creative Journey: Creativity at the Intersection of Art and Science
? - ? 2005


21st Annual Krost Symposium The Evolution of Intelligence: Brain, Behavioral and Computational Approaches
March 22-23, 2001


Suffering: Interfaith and Intercultural Interpretation of Job
January 31-February 1, 1990
Centuries of Familiarity: The Family and Social Change
February 1-2, 1989
Examining the Chemical Culture
February 3-4, 1988
Journey: Central American Migration
February 5-6, 1987
The Disabled: Toward Quality of Life
March 7-8, 1986
Waterworks: Planning a Texas Future
February 28-March 1, 1985
Nuclear Weapons: The Human Impact
February 22-24, 1984
Texas Oil Frontiers: Past, Present, Future
April 29-30, 1982
Walter Prescot Webb and the Crisis of a Frontierless Society. In Celebration of Our Best Hope for a New Frontier: Space
April 23-24, 1981
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Past Presidents

Ann Svennungsen 2007 - Present
TLU first female presedent.


Jon Moline 1996 - 2007


Charles H. Oestreich 1976 - 1996?[2]


Joseph Karl Poch Menn 1969 - 1976[3]


Noted Alumni

Noted sportscaster Verne Lundquist Verne Lundquist (born July 17, 1940 in Duluth, Minnesota) is an American sportscaster, currently employed by the CBS television network. ...


External links

  • Texas Lutheran University home page

References

  1. ^ Wiederaenders, Arthur G.: TLC's First Century: An Age of Growing Excellence,page 86.Craftsman Printers Incorporated Lubbock, Texas
  2. ^ Wiederaenders, Arthur G.: TLC's First Century: an Age of growing Excellence,page 79.Craftsman Printers Incorporated Lubbock, Texas
  3. ^ Wiederaenders, Arthur G.: TLC's First Century: an Age of growing Excellence,page 77.Craftsman Printers Incorporated Lubbock, Texas


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Traditions

Bell Run- tradition where students run naked from their dorms to the victory bell to ring it and run back to their dorm rooms.


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Texas Lutheran University is a private, undergraduate university of the liberal arts and sciences affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Texas Lutheran's 200-acre, park-like campus is located in the city of Seguin, Texas, approximately 35 miles east of San Antonio.
Texas Lutheran is an undergraduate residential university featuring a liberal arts core curriculum and offers an enhanced educational experience through independent research, internships, a Washington semester, and study abroad programs.
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