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SMU shares parking, relocation info for 2015 football home games

In anticipation of a capacity crowd for SMU Football’s home opener against Baylor, the University is asking students, faculty, and staff members to temporarily give up their parking spaces near Ford Stadium to accommodate visitors on game day and the evening before. Several … Continue reading

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SMU earns an “A” for financial health in 2015 Forbes ranking

SMU has received an “A” for financial stability in the latest Forbes ranking of America’s Top Colleges issued Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The magazine issued its 2015 Forbes Financial Grades to more than 900 institutions as a measure of their fiscal health. The analysis averages data … Continue reading

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Changes in SMU employee parking rates take effect for payroll-deduction plans beginning in August 2015

SMU faculty and staff members enrolled in the University’s Pre-tax Parking Deduction Plan will see an increase in their payroll deductions for parking after their permits are renewed in August 2015. Payroll deductions for employees paid biweekly will increase from $12 to … Continue reading

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SMU to join Park Cities Independence Day celebrations July 4, 2015

SMU will join in the Independence Day celebration and parade hosted by the Rotary Club of Park Cities Saturday, July 4, 2015. The parade begins at 9 a.m., ending at Goar Park in University Park. The SMU float will feature members of the Mustang Band, … Continue reading

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Wes Waggoner named interim SMU AVP for enrollment management effective July 1, 2015

SMU Dean of Undergraduate Admission Wes Waggoner has been named the University’s interim associate vice president for enrollment management in the Office of the Provost, effective July 1, 2015. “Wes has provided leadership in the SMU Admission Office during a … Continue reading

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Pres. Turner confirms SMU will opt out of Texas campus-carry law

As the state of Texas prepares to enact its “campus carry” law, SMU President R. Gerald Turner has confirmed that the University will remain a weapons-free campus by policy. Senate Bill 11 was signed by Governor Greg Abbott on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Julie Forrester becomes SMU associate provost June 1, 2015

Law Professor Julie Patterson Forrester has been named SMU associate provost effective June 1, 2015. Forrester will oversee SMU’s International Center; International Student and Scholar Services; SMU-in-Taos; the Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center and the Loyd Center for the Academic Development of Student Athletes; and … Continue reading

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SMUSA Centennial Staff Photo rescheduled for June 4, 2015

The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) has rescheduled its Centennial Staff Photo for Thursday, June 4, 2015. Registered Centennial Staff Photo participants may assemble and pick up their T-shirts on the Main Quad beginning at 9:30 a.m. The photo is scheduled for … Continue reading

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Boone re-elected SMU Board of Trustees chair effective June 2015

Civic leader Michael M. Boone, co-founder of the law firm of Haynes and Boone, has been re-elected chair of the SMU Board of Trustees, the University’s 42-member governing board, effective June 2015. “Mike Boone’s leadership has been crucial as SMU … Continue reading

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Four named 2015 SMU Ford Research Fellows

Four distinguished SMU professors were named 2015 Ford Research Fellows during the Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, May 7. This year’s recipients are Nathan Cortez, Dedman School of Law; Ping (Peggy) Gui, Electrical Engineering, Lyle School of Engineering; Robert Howell, Philosophy, Dedman College of Humanities and … Continue reading

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