Tag Archives: Provost’s Office

Common Reading author Wes Moore visits SMU Aug. 29, 2013

New York Times best-selling author Wes Moore will visit SMU Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, to discuss his book, The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates. The free lecture is part of the University’s 2013 Common Reading Program and will take … Continue reading

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SMU joins university consortium to offer courses online

SMU has joined a consortium of prestigious universities to offer a limited number of live, online courses for academic credit through Semester Online. The program will begin in fall 2013. Approved University undergraduates will have the opportunity to take classes taught by faculty … Continue reading

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Three receive 2013 Distinguished University Citizen Awards

Three faculty members were honored with SMU’s 2013 Distinguished University Citizen Award at the Faculty Breakfast held Saturday, May 18 before Commencement. This year’s recipients are: Robert Kehoe, Physics, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dennis Simon, Political Science, Dedman College of Humanities and … Continue reading

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For the Record: Feb. 26, 2013

Jodi Cooley, Physics, Dedman College, was named by the American Physical Society’s Committee on the Status of Women Physicists as its December 2012 CSWP Woman Physicist of the Month. She was nominated by students as “a physicist who has had … Continue reading

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2012 Stella Porter Russell Fund faculty bonuses arrive Nov. 30

Eligible faculty members will receive a salary bonus of $2,000 each in their Nov. 30, 2012, paychecks through projected available resources from the Lester A. and Stella Porter Russell Fund. SMU’s Office of the Provost has identified 714 faculty members as eligible according to the … Continue reading

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Women’s health advocate Sandra Fluke to speak at SMU Sept. 24

Women’s health advocate Sandra Fluke — the Georgetown University law student Rush Limbaugh verbally attacked earlier this year for supporting contraception coverage in the Affordable Care Act — will be at SMU Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 to discuss “Economics and Equality: How Obstacles … Continue reading

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Voter registration rally to be part of SMU’s Constitution Day 2012

SMU will celebrate a day devoted to good citizenship with an event designed to help students exercise their voting rights. A voter registration drive is the centerpiece of the University’s 2012 Constitution Day observance 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 in the … Continue reading

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Five honored with 2012 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards

The Faculty Senate honored five exemplary SMU staff members with 2012 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards at its last meeting of the academic year May 2. In addition to the award, each honoree received a tote bag containing items ranging from stationery and season tickets … Continue reading

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Linda Eads becomes SMU Associate Provost July 1, 2011

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Three receive 2011 Distinguished University Citizen Awards

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