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Joanne Vogel named SMU Dean of Student Life

Joanne Vogel of Rollins College has been named associate vice president and dean of student life in SMU’s Division of Student Affairs. She will join the University Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. “We are excited to welcome Joanne Vogel to SMU and … Continue reading

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Jennifer M. Collins named new SMU law dean

SMU’s new law dean is a scholar at the intersection of criminal and family law whose background includes extensive academic administration experience as well as service as a federal prosecutor. Jennifer M. Collins will begin her duties as the Judge James Noel Dean … Continue reading

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Marc Christensen named dean of Lyle School of Engineering

Marc Christensen, a nationally recognized leader in photonics – the science and technology of light – has been named dean of SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering. Christensen, 41, has served as interim dean in the Lyle School since July … Continue reading

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The Big Short discussion continues with expert panel Sept. 13

SMU continues its conversation about the 2012 Common Reading with a panel discussion on issues raised in Michael Lewis’ The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine. The discussion, featuring both campus and business leaders, begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 in SMU’s DeGolyer … Continue reading

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SMU announces new Guildhall leadership

SMU announced today that Gary Brubaker has been named the new director of The Guildhall, the University’s renowned digital game program. Brubaker replaces Peter Raad, who will return to his position as a professor at SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School … Continue reading

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Dean Lawrence elected president of UMC’s 2012-16 Judicial Council

William B. Lawrence, dean of SMU’s Perkins School of Theology, has been elected by the United Methodist Church’s 2012-16 Judicial Council to serve as its president. The election was held May 3, during the UMC’s 2012 General Conference. Lawrence, who has … Continue reading

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Dean David Chard named to national education post

The U.S. Senate has approved President Barack Obama’s nomination of David Chard, Leon Simmons Endowed Dean of SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, to the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences. The … Continue reading

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Dean Geoff Orsak named president of the University of Tulsa

Geoffrey Orsak, dean of SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering for the past 8 years, will become president of the University of Tulsa on July 1, 2012. The University of Tulsa Board of Trustees announced that Orsak will be their university’s … Continue reading

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Dedman College dean resigns effective May 31

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SMU names new treasurer and chief investment officer

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