About the Leadership Hall

The Sue S. Bancroft Women’s Leadership Hall is a part of the Center for Women in Government and the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership at Texas Woman’s University.

The hall was created to teach students and visitors about accomplished women leaders, and is named after Sue S. Bancroft in honor of her tireless dedication and support to women’s leadership.

Sue Schrier Bancroft

Sue Schrier Bancroft is known for her community leadership in education and the arts. Bancroft is a retired professional musician, bassoonist and University of North Texas music professor. She served as the president of the Argyle Independent School District Board, the Texas Winds Musical Outreach and the Festival Ballet of North Texas. She was appointed to the Texas Commission on the Arts, and was a member of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra board, the Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County Advisory Board and the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Advisory Board.

Sue is also a former chairwoman of the Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents, past chair of Texas Winds Musical Outreach, past member of Texas Gifted and Talented Commission, past member of Cliburn Competition Board and TCU Board of Visitors. In May 2018, Bancroft received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Texas Woman’s University.

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