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Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

THE ROBERT J. DOLE INSTITUTE OF POLITICS
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS

VISIT US
The Dole Institute is located on the West Campus of the University of Kansas. Visitors to our building enjoy free public programs, the world’s largest stained glass American flag, a museum gallery dedicated to Senator Dole’s life and career, World Trade Center beams, our WWII Kansas Veterans memory wall, and much more. Stop by to learn more about 20th century American politics and the legacy of Senator Bob Dole.

FREE PUBLIC PROGRAMMING
The Dole Institute provides free public programs with world-renowned guest speakers who are experts in a variety of fields at the core of politics, or that intersect politics in critical ways. From History, Business, and Education to Journalism, Science, and Politics, Dole Institute programs provide a direct link to the leaders that shape our world. Enhance your visit to Lawrence, KS and the Dole Institute! Check out our website for a complete list of upcoming programs.

RESEARCH ACCESS FOR ALL AGES
The Dole Institute is home to the Robert J. Dole Archive and Special Collections. The dedicated archival staff curates our museum gallery, as well as manages research and educational opportunities that provide the public with access to countless primary source materials available. Please inquire with our senior archivist if you are an author, academic researcher, teacher, or community group that would like to learn more about tours or archive opportunities at the Dole Institute.

MAKING A DIFFERENCE
The Dole Institute supports political engagement at every level. For grade school, high school, and college students, as well as local community members, and online visitors, the Dole Institute has programs that encourage civic engagement, education, and enrichment. Joining the Friends of the Dole Institute, or becoming a donor, ensures that the Dole Institute can continue providing opportunities such as internship assistance, student mentoring, public programming, educational activities, and more. Your support makes a real difference.

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Free or Discounted Gift, Publication, or Service