THE RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL FOUNDATION AND INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF THE GEORGE P. SHULTZ FELLOW
George P. Schulz served as President Reagan’s Secretary of State. He was also a longtime Trustee of The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute.
In the words of John Heubusch, Executive Director of the Reagan Foundation and Institute, “His importance as a key Cabinet member and advisor to President Reagan cannot be overstated.”
President Reagan himself agreed. He once said of George Schulz, “America is blessed with a man of exceptional character and qualifications.”
Secretary Schulz died on February 6, 2021. But his influence continues. Earlier this year, The Ronald Reagan Foundation and Institute announced the creation of the George P. Shultz Fellow, which will be housed at the Reagan Institute in Washington, D.C.
The Shultz Fellow will be a part of the Reagan Institute’s Post-doctoral Visiting Fellows program. Established in 2019, the Fellowship seeks to promote a scholarship that advances the study of President Reagan and furthers the economic and diplomatic policy of the United States.
As John Heubusch says, “Establishing this important Fellowship at the Institute in his name could not have come at a more important time for the Foundation as we grow our efforts in our nation’s capital.”
The Shultz Fellowship was made possible through the generosity of philanthropist Tad Taube, a longtime friend of Secretary Shultz. Tad Taube is the chairman of Taube Philanthropies, board president emeritus of the Koret Foundation in San Francisco, and the founder and advisory board chair of the Taube Center for Jewish Studies at his alma mater, Stanford University.
“George Shultz is one of the great Americans of all time,” said Mr. Taube. “I am honored to take part in facilitating the naming of the George Shultz Fellow at the Ronald Reagan Foundation.”