FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 1, 2018
Statement from UNC System President Margaret Spellings on the passing of President George H. W. Bush
CHAPEL HILL, NC – UNC System President and former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings issued the following statement on the passing of former U.S. President George H. W. Bush:
“President H. W. Bush was a leader of the highest moral character, who dedicated his life to fulfilling his responsibilities and duties to his country and family. As a statesman, a diplomat, and a man of honor, he stands without peer. I’ll be forever grateful for his friendship, his compassion, and most of all the example he set, reminding us that there is always more we can do to better serve our fellow Americans. My heart is with the Bush family today as we celebrate the life of a great husband, father, and leader."