Duty and Doctrine: The Origin Story of Southwestern University

— Col. William Barret Travis From this call, Southwestern University — and higher education in the new republic — was born. Like our great state, Southwestern progressed from its pioneering roots to become a place to pursue intellectual and personal growth. Now 175 years strong, Texas’ top undergraduate liberal arts and sciences university prepares students for a life of unlimited potential. We engage the minds and transform the lives of those who seek to embrace the challenges and opportunities of the future. Experience Southwestern at www.southwestern.edu