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$5 million gift from Harlan and Kathy Crow to support SMU Residential Commons

Harlan and Katherine Raymond Crow of Dallas have committed $5 million toward the construction of the Kathy Crow Commons in SMU’s new Residential Commons complex, scheduled to open in fall 2014. Mrs. Crow is a member of the SMU Board … Continue reading

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SMU Board of Trustees raises campaign goal to $1 billion

Bolstered by the success to date of SMU’s Second Century Campaign, the University’s Board of Trustees has raised the goal from $750 million to $1 billion. At its quarterly meeting Friday, Sept. 13, the board voted unanimously to accept the … Continue reading

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Provost announces names of 11 SMU Faculty in Residence

SMU Provost Paul Ludden has announced the appointment of eight new Faculty in Residence (FiRs) selected in the Spring 2013 semester. The new FiRs join the three “founding FiRs” as the first full cohort to become part of the University’s … Continue reading

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$5 million gift will help build new Residential Commons dining center

Anita and Truman Arnold have given $5 million toward construction of the Anita and Truman Arnold Dining Commons in SMU’s new Residential Commons complex. Now under construction, this facility joins five residence halls and a parking garage, all of which … Continue reading

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Three SMU professors named first Faculty in Residence

SMU professors  Mark Fontenot, Robert Krout and Tom Tunks have been chosen to be the first Faculty in Residence (FiRs) for SMU’s Residential Commons experience. All three of the first Faculty in Residence – informally dubbed “the Founding FiRs” by Residence Life and Student Housing … Continue reading

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Loyds make $5 million gift toward SMU’s Residential Commons

Paul B. Loyd Jr. ’68 and his wife, Penny Requa Loyd, are continuing their longtime support of SMU with a $5 million gift toward one of five new Residential Commons buildings designed to enhance SMU’s living-learning environment. Their gift was … Continue reading

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Gift from Crain Foundation to provide Centennial Promenade at SMU

A gift from The Crain Foundation will help create a pedestrian walkway linking SMU’s Hughes-Trigg Student Center on the north with the new Residential Commons complex to be built on the southern end of the campus. The Crain Family Centennial … Continue reading

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SMU centennial party continues with 2012 Founders’ Day festivities

SMU celebrates 2012 Founders’ Day Weekend April 20-21 with events ranging from a movie night on the quad to a “Picnic With the Profs” to Family Day at Meadows Museum. The public festivities begin Friday, April 20 with groundbreaking for the University’s new Residential Commons … Continue reading

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$5 million Armstrong gift will help build new Residential Commons

Two alumni who lived on campus as SMU students are now making it possible for greater numbers of future students to enjoy the residential experience with new enhancements. Alumni Elisabeth Martin Armstrong and William D. Armstrong (right), of Denver, have … Continue reading

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Board of Trustees approves new Residential Commons plan

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