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Associate Provost Harold Stanley named interim SMU provost

SMU Associate Provost Harold W. Stanley has been named the University’s vice president for academic affairs and provost ad interim effective June 1, 2015. Current Provost Paul W. Ludden has announced that he will be leaving the Office of the Provost on May 31, 2015. A distinguished political … Continue reading

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SMU welcomes prospective students during Spring 2015 visits

Prospective SMU undergraduates from around the nation are visiting the Hilltop throughout March and April 2015. They include visitors in the University’s “Destination SMU” events for accepted prospective students, as well as potential President’s and Hunt Leadership Scholars. SMU President R. Gerald Turner stressed the … Continue reading

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SMU receives $45 million gift from The Meadows Foundation, the largest single gift in University history

In the largest single gift in SMU history, The Meadows Foundation, Inc. has pledged $45 million to SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts and Meadows Museum. With this commitment, The Meadows Foundation has provided more than $100 million to the University … Continue reading

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$2 million gift to SMU establishes endowed directorship in the Cox School’s Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship

A $2 million gift from two Dallas entrepreneurs will support a new faculty directorship in the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship in SMU’s Cox School of Business. The Linda A. and Kenneth R. Morris Endowed Directorship honors Jerry F. White, who has served as … Continue reading

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Provost search committee named; open forums for faculty and staff scheduled for March 25, 2015

SMU President R. Gerald Turner has announced the formation of the search committee for the next University provost. Provost Paul Ludden has announced that he will be leaving the Office of the Provost on May 31, 2015. The Provost Search Committee will be … Continue reading

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Former President George W. Bush will deliver address at SMU’s 2015 Commencement Saturday, May 16

George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, will deliver the address at SMU’s Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 16, in Moody Coliseum on the main campus. “This Commencement is especially noteworthy because 2015 is the 100-year anniversary of … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates MLK with Dream Week 2015 Jan. 17-22

SMU celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during Dream Week 2015, Jan. 17-22. Sponsored by SMU’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the annual observance features a variety of activities, including opportunities for community service and a commemorative … Continue reading

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SMU reaches resolution agreement with Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights

SMU and the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) have reached a resolution agreement that concludes OCR’s investigation of complaints filed against the University regarding its compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the federal law that prohibits discrimination … Continue reading

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SMU to break ground on Dr. Bob Smith Health Center on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

On Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, SMU will break ground for the new Dr. Bob Smith Health Center, a 33,000-square-foot center designed to provide comprehensive outpatient health care to more than 11,000 SMU students throughout each school year. A $5 million gift … Continue reading

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SMU seismologist Brian Stump named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

SMU seismologist Brian Stump has been named an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow for distinguished contributions to his field, particularly in the area of seismic monitoring in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. AAAS is the … Continue reading

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