On October 10, 2013, Ambassador Karen Hughes was presented with the Dedman College Distinguished Graduate
Award. The following videos are tributes presented to her at the award ceremony and her acceptance speech, a
rousing testimonial to the importance of a liberal arts education to lives and careers in public service.
Acclaimed strategist Karen Hughes to receive SMU Dedman College Distinguished Graduate Award Oct. 10
‘Most Influential Woman Ever to Serve an American President’