Category Archives: Gifts

$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

Planned gifts help SMU and elevate individuals’ campaign giving

Gifts to SMU through trusts and estates have provided a cornerstone of security for the University throughout its lifetime, contributing to SMU’s financial stability and ensuring ongoing support for a range of priorities. Donors who notify SMU of a planned

Engraved plaques to recognize campaign donors

The names of the most generous Second Century Campaign donors will be engraved for display on permanent plaques to be unveiled in spring 2016. The campaign, the most successful and transformative fundraising initiative in SMU history, is slated to end

Yearly giving challenge gains momentum

Donors charged past two spring campaign participation goals as part of the Join the Stampede giving challenge, putting SMU within reach of achieving an overall goal of 25 percent alumni giving in 2014–15, the final fiscal year of The Second

Faculty gifts for Cox and Dedman Law: Two new endowed faculty positions move SMU closer to goal of 110

Gifts for a faculty directorship in Cox School of Business and an endowed chair in Dedman School of Law have propelled SMU closer to achieving The Second Century Campaign goal of 110 endowed faculty positions. A gift of $2 million

$2 million gift from SMU alumna, emeritus professor to endow faculty chair in women and the law

Meadows School announces $1.5 million challenge grant during “Meadows at the Meyerson” benefit concert

Challenge grant announced at Meadows at Meyerson concert

A $1.5 million challenge grant from the Morris Foundation to support the Meadows Scholars Program at Meadows School of the Arts was announced at the School’s annual Meadows at the Meyerson benefit concert March 31 in the Meyerson Symphony Center.

SMU receives $45 million gift from The Meadows Foundation