The director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas will be featured in a community meeting in October on the future of the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge.
During that Thursday, October 9 meeting, Alan Lowe will discuss the process of developing and managing facilities that function as both research libraries and historical museum attractions, a press release said.
The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is located inside the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas. In his role as director, Lowe oversees millions of presidential records as well as exhibits related to the important issues and events of the Bush Administration, a press release said.
Lowe was previously the founding director of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy on the campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He has also served as the acting director of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library; as the director of operations in the Office of Presidential Libraries at the National Archives and Records Administration; and as an archivist at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
Lowe is the featured speaker in the third of four community meetings on the future of AMSE operations. The meetings have been organized by the City of Oak Ridge and the American Museum of Science and Energy Foundation. [Read more...]