Bush Center Receives Large Endowment from Highland Capital

Highland Capital Management recently announced its continual support of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. One of the ways Highland is doing this is through an endowment. The endowment, which is $10 million, is providing the funding the Bush Center needs to provide new and educational programs to the public.

Highland is also the sponsor that is presenting a new Bush Center programming series. The program is designed to bring, community figures, leaders from various schools of thought and authors to the Bush Center for educational talks and interactive seminars. Jim Dondero, president and cofounder of Highland Capital Management and Bush Presidential Center CEO Kenneth Hersh announced the new programming in a recent press release. Read this article at PR Newswire.

Highland has supported the Bush Center since its early days, and has helped to irmpove the center significantly, according to Hersh. He also shares that Highland’s large endowment to the center is a huge investment in the future of the Bush Center, and that the center is very grateful to Dondero for his commitment to boosting the efforts of the Bush Center.

Over the years, Highland Capital Management has contributed over $5 million to the Bush Center. The company is also part of the Founding Benefactors that have helped to fund Bush Center facility development. Dondero shares that Highland is impressed by the influence that the Bush Center has all across the country and in the Dallas community, and says that Highland is proud to be part of the Bush Center’s efforts.

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The endowment from Highland will allow the Bush Center to sponsor several events that will be held through the Engage series. This includes the Highland Capital Lecture, which occurs every year, and Dondero is also set to become part of Hersh’s Executive Advisory Council. The first event in the series is scheduled for February 5. Those who want to attend can visit www.bushcenter.org for more information, and admission is free. Read this article at Dallas News.