Category Archives: Gifts

Gifts in final months push campaign past goal

Donors provided significant support to The Second Century Campaign throughout its final months, ensuring a strong finish as the campaign progressed to its conclusion December 31, 2015, and pushing the total past the campaign’s goal. The Second Century Campaign ultimately

Breaking Campaign Records

SMU Unbridled: The Second Century Campaign has made SMU fundraising history and exceeded records set by previous giving initiatives. To date the campaign, which runs through December 31, 2015, has: Gained support from the largest number of donors – more

SMU reaches $1 billion campaign goal ahead of schedule for resources supporting academic quality and campus life

SMU Reaches $1 Billion Campaign Goal Ahead of Schedule

Resources support students, academic quality and campus life On September 24 SMU announced that The Second Century Campaign had reached its $1 billion goal ahead of schedule, raising unprecedented funding for scholarships, academic positions and programs, facilities and other enhancements

A Chance to Make a Real Splash

A new SMU Aquatics Center is slated for construction on the University’s East Campus and will serve as the future home of Mustang men’s and women’s swimming and diving. The new facility, which replaces historic Perkins Natatorium, will include a

Donors Use Centennial Opportunities to Honor Others

On Founders’ Day, April 15, 2016, the SMU community will enjoy the dedication of two transformed spaces on the campus: the Crain Family Centennial Promenade and the Fondren Centennial Reading Room. Donors are taking advantage of the unique naming opportunities

Stampede Succeeds: 13,980 undergraduate alumni give in 2014–15

Facing the final opportunity to reach a key goal of The Second Century Campaign, SMU donors came through with record-setting generosity. During the 2014–15 school year, 13,980 undergraduate alumni made a gift to SMU, which represents 26 percent of all

$1 million gift from the Clements Foundation will support the position of the William P. Clements, Jr. Endowed Executive Director of SMU-in-Taos.

The Miller Campus Center at SMU-in-Taos will be a gathering place for campus and community groups

Clements gift endows Taos directorship

When friends and supporters of SMU-in-Taos gathered at the New Mexico campus July 17 to celebrate the opening of the Carolyn and David Miller Campus Center, the event also underscored more than four decades of visionary support from the late