Previous Tower Talks

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Exploring the Impact of Advising & Retention at Southwestern

Presented by Dr. Jennifer Leach, Director of Advising & Retention, Dr. Debika Sihi, Associate Professor of Economics and Business and Chair, and Dr. Scott McLean, Professor of Kinesiology and Chair

President Laura E. Skandera Trombley was joined by Drs. Jennifer Leach, Debika Sihi, and Scott McLean for a discussion on the University’s academic advising system, including current and upcoming retention programs and strategies.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Southwestern’s Response to the Pandemic

Presented by Members of Southwestern University’s Senior Staff

President Laura E. Skandera Trombley and members of Southwestern University’s senior staff shared information on the University’s response to the pandemic and its impact as we continue to provide a transformative Southwestern Experience for today’s 21st-century thinkers.

Friday, October 23, 2020

President’s Appreciation Celebration

Presented by President Laura E. Skandera Trombley

President Laura E. Skandera Trombley, 16th President of Southwestern University, shared remarks and a special virtual program honoring members of the President’s Council, 1840 Society, and Tower Society highlighting the transformational impact of their contributions on Southwestern University.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Southwestern University ─ Endowment Review

Presented by Kenneth Snodgrass P’07, Board of Trustees and Chair of the Investment Committee

Kenneth Snodgrass P’07, a member of Southwestern’s Board of Trustees and Chair of the Investment Committee, shared a brief historical overview of the University’s endowment and provided insight into recent trends and performance measures regarding the financial health of the institution.