Category Archives: Meadows School of the Arts

Art history gifts boost Fort Worth total

Alumni, parents and friends of SMU from the Fort Worth area have committed more than $9 million toward SMU’s Second Century Campaign, boosted by two leadership gifts for the Department of Art History in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts.

The Impact of Giving

Recent gifts to The Second Century Campaign have provided support for all three of The Second Century Campaign’s priorities, helping enhance faculty and academic excellence, student quality and the campus experience. Gift for new dining commons Anita and Truman Arnold

The Impact of Giving

Endowed Meadows Museum Directorship A $1 million gift from Linda Pitts Custard ’60, ’99 and William A. Custard ’57 will establish and endow the position of Linda P. and William A. Custard Director of the Meadows Museum and Centennial Chair

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

$2 Million Gift from Sarah Fullinwider Perot and Ross Perot, Jr., Creates Endowed Centennial Chair in Music

A $2 million gift from SMU Trustee Sarah Fullinwider Perot ’83 and Ross Perot, Jr., in honor of Sarah’s mother, Mrs. Leah Fullinwider, has established an endowed centennial chair in music performance at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, the

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Enhancing Graduate Education: Distinguished Chair in Art History

SMU has received $2 million to endow a distinguished chair in art history, enabling the University to launch an international search for a top scholar to direct a new Ph.D. program in Meadows School of the Arts.