Blog Archives

Campaign Q&A: Caren H. Prothro

Caren H. Prothro completed two terms of service as chair of SMU’s Board of Trustees May 31. She continues to serve as co-chair of The Second Century Campaign. Her late husband, C. Vincent Prothro ’68, served as co-chair of the

Campaign Q&A: Leslie Long Melson ’77

Leslie Long Melson is the chair of SMU’s Alumni Board, having served as a member since 2011, and serves as chair of the Campaign Steering Committee for Alumni. She has volunteered in other capacities at SMU, including serving on the

Campaign Event in Panama

Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli Berrocal and First Lady Marta Linares de Martinelli, parents of Luis Enrique Martinelli Linares ’04, hosted an SMU alumni, parents and friends dinner at the Presidential Palace in Panama City on February 13. Attendees included (L-R)

Campaign Q&A: Gerald J. Ford ’66, ’69

Gerald J. Ford is a member of the SMU Board of Trustees and Convening Co-chair of The Second Century Campaign. He is a current member of the executive board of Dedman School of Law and a past member of the

Los Angeles Co-chairs

Volunteer Summit: New Campaign Structure Unveiled

During the Volunteer Summit October 25, Campaign Co-Chair Carl Sewell ’66 outlined a new structure for The Second Century Campaign, including the addition of four SMU trustees to the Campaign Leadership Council: Paul B. Loyd, Jr. ’68, Bobby B. Lyle

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

Chicago Steering Committee

Campaign Q&A: David B. Miller ’72, ’73

David Miller serves as secretary of the SMU Board of Trustees, is a co-chair of The Second Century Campaign Steering Committee for Cox School of Business and serves on the Campaign Steering Committee for Athletics. He also has served on

Charging Ahead: Volunteers prepare for next phase of Second Century Campaign

Volunteers to Gather October 25 On October 25, during Homecoming weekend, Second Century Campaign volunteers will gather on campus to celebrate and experience the impact of the campaign. This gathering will be a rallying moment, re-energizing and refocusing our efforts