Welcome, President Penley!

This past Thursday, students were given the treat of a fun-filled Meet & Greet with our schools new President, Dr. Larry Penley in the Pavilion during dead hour. Upon completion of the hectic final day of classes, students gathered around the Pavilion where they were surprised with a delicious feast of foods and desserts from […]

From the Archives… Carl Sauer

By Shannon Walker Upon his departure from his Presidential post in 1953, President Juliber proclaimed Carl Sauer “as the most qualified man to fill this position.” Dr. Carl Sauer had worked at AIFT in various administrative capacities, (initially as assistant to President Schurz) since 1950. As President, Dr. Sauer sought to build the financial and […]

From the Archives

By Shannon Walker Edward Juliber: the Man for the Moment The School faced its second Presidential transition in 1951 when Dr. Schurz decided to focus exclusively on his teaching responsibilities. In January of 1952 the administration appointed Mr. Edward B. Juliber as the School’s third President.  Prior to his appointment, he had worked extensively for […]

From the Archives

By Shannon Walker Presidential Transitions In the wake of current elections and our recent presidential transition, let’s take a look back at Thunderbird’s own Presidential history: Dr. William L. Schurz In July 1949, the American Institute of Foreign Trade faced its first major crisis: it’s beloved first President, retired General Barton Kyle Yount had suddenly […]

Election time round the corner, TSG looks for the Summer President and VP

As module one comes to an end and we begin the last six weeks of our trimester, the time has now come to think about who will run our Summer TSG. It could be any T-bird who can be our next President and Vice President for the Summer. This time there is no specific eligibility criteria  to […]