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Senator Richard Lugar donates political papers to IU Libraries Modern Political Papers collection


Richard Lugar, Indiana's longest-serving Senator, will donate senatorial papers to Indiana University Libraries Modern Political Papers collection and co-chair new advisory committee with former Congressman Lee Hamilton.


Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie has announced that former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar, the longest-serving senator in Indiana's history and the former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will join the faculty of IU's School of Global and International Studies.


Lugar will join IU as a distinguished scholar and professor of practice. In addition, the six-term senator, who concluded 36 years in office on Jan. 3, has agreed to donate his senatorial papers to IU's Modern Political Papers collection, located at the Herman B Wells Library on the Bloomington campus. He will also co-chair the new IU International Advisory Committee with former U.S. Rep. Lee Hamilton, whose congressional papers are also housed at the Modern Political Papers collection.


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