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Climbing Higher: Leadership Gift Announced as Volunteers Focus on Future

SMU launched the final 24 months of The Second Century Campaign at a Volunteer Summit on the Hilltop October 25, during which President R. Gerald Turner also announced a $15 million lead gift from Trustee and Campaign Convening Co-chair Gerald

New Gifts for Faculty Excellence

New gifts, including the one from Harold C. Simmons and Annette Caldwell Simmons ’57, are supporting The Second Century Campaign goal of ensuring that SMU has at least 100 endowed faculty positions. Faculty endowments play a crucial role in helping

Campaign Q&A: Robert H. Dedman, Jr. ’80, ’84

Robert Dedman is president and CEO of DFI Management, Ltd. A trustee since 2004, Mr. Dedman serves on numerous boards and committees. Mr. Dedman continues the leadership example of his parents, the late Robert H. Dedman, Sr. ’53 and Nancy

Dedman Family Creates Institute

Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute to bring together faculty and students from diverse fields A new gift of $5 million marks another milestone in the historic support of the Dedman family and The Dedman Foundation for SMU. The gift will create

$5 Million gift from Dedman Family and Foundation to create interdisciplinary institute at SMU

DALLAS (SMU) — A new gift of $5 million marks another milestone in the historic support of the Dedman family and The Dedman Foundation for SMU. The gift will create the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute in Dedman College of Humanities

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