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Teague: The changing of the watch

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Published in People and Programs of the Past Decade, 1981-91, a review of the Teague administration accomplished at the end of his presidency in 1991 A mighty force of students has graduated from Abilene Christian University during the past decade. They are serving all over the world – many in leadership responsibilities. This is a remarkable […]

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Teague: Humor, dedication, diversity are traits of ACU chancellor

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This article appeared in the Lifestyle section of the Abilene Reporter-News on Sunday, Dec. 29, 1991. By Jerry Reed Bill Teague’s odyssey from boyhood hometown to the town he calls home can be measured in distances far greater than the 175 road miles between Nocona and Abilene. Between the time Billy Jack Teague left Nocona to […]

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Teague: Hilltop Imagineer

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The text of Dr. Cheryl M. Bacon’s profile of Dr. William J. Teague in the 2005 edition of The ACU Century. Bill Teague won the pizza and the halftime shoot-out one night during his presidency in a contest designed to encourage students to attend Wildcat basketball games. He occasionally took the floor during time-outs, or in […]

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Interview with William J. Teague

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(Date and publication unknown) What do you perceive to be the relationship between the university and the church? The historic position views the university as an extension of the home. As an extension of the home, ACU will reflect many of the same values that arecommon to individual members of the church. So, there is a […]

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Teague: ACU’s chief still has time to lend an ear

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This article appeared in the Oct. 3, 1990, edition of the Abilene Reporter-News. When I sat down to lunch with Abilene Christian University president Dr. Bill Teague last week, I expected him to reminisce about past glories and accomplishments. Instead, he began talking about his faith and hope for the Hill. True, ACU’s ninth president […]

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Teague: University building blocks

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This story by Kathie Henry appeared in the 1985 Prickly Pear. Since his inauguration in 1982, president William J. Teague’s term has been characterized by the university’s continuous growth. The addition to the Margaret and Herman Brown Library in 1983, the construction of the Mabee Business Building begun in 1985, and the plans for the […]

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Teague: Maintaining excellence is challenge for 1990s

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This article appeared in the Winter 1990 issue of ACU Today. By William J. Teague As the year 2000 approaches, ACU faces a difficult challenge: to maintain and increase its level of academic excellence at a time of decreasing state and federal funding for students, a shrinking pool of freshmen, and a decreasing number of […]

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Teague: Office of the President

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This story by Kelly Tolson appeared in the 1983 Prickly Pear. “This has been a year of great change,” said ACU president William J. Teague. Of the many changes implemented, Teague said his most satisfying accomplishment was the establishment of visiting committees. The committees, composed of various ACU alumni and members of the community, visited […]

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Renewing a Commitment: The inaugural address of president William J. Teague

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The inaugural address of ACU’s ninth president, delivered Feb. 19, 1982 In our age, there is certainly no shortage of challenges. Our graduates are entering a world increasingly burdened with issues that call for constructive action – issues that seem to minimize the role of the individual. After all, how does one person deal with […]

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Teague: Alliance between corporations, colleges vital

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This article appeared in the November/December 1982 issue of West Texas Business. By Walter Burch “A stronger alliance between the educational and business communities is imperative if we are to be of optimum value to each other.” This statement is one of the convictions guiding Dr. William J. Teague as he enters his sophomore year […]

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