May 17, 2010


David G. Stubbeman is retired from law practice and the U.S. Navy Reserves (JAG). He has been a member of the Texas House of Representatives, mayor of Abilene and a district governor for Rotary International. He and his wife, former SMU student Sue Swenson, live in Abilene.


Judith Manning Clugston Foster (M.A. ’73) has hiked in England, Norway and Switzerland. At Springer, GA, April 13, 1996, she stepped onto the Appalachian Trail at the southern terminus. Thirteen years, 119 trips and 2,176 miles later on Sept. 6, 2009, she reached the northern terminus, five months after her 70th birthday.

John M. (Jack) Jacobsen is retired as technical director from Amalie Oil Company.

Anne Maples Schultz has returned to Graham, TX, to manage family business.


Bill B. Hedges is an archivist in the South Central Jurisdiction Mission Council of The United Methodist Church and a member of the General Commission on Archives and History.

Thomas E. Shugart announces the birth of his first grandchild, Skylar Elizabeth. Her grandmother is the late Susan Drury Shugart, former SMU student.


Dr. William H. (Bill) Fox Jr. is senior vice president for external affairs emeritus at Atlanta’s Emory University. At SMU he served as dean of men; at the time, he was the youngest person in the United States to have a full dean title. He and his wife, Carol Lewis Fox (B.A. ’66, M.L.A. ’71), recently
celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary.


Reunion: October 23, 2010
Chairs: Kay Fincher Hyland, Don S. Pearce, Jane Harrell Pierce


Edmund H. Hecht recently returned from the Ukraine, where he served as a Fulbright Scholar, professor of management, at
Kremenchuk Mykhaylo Ostrogradskiy State Polytechnic University. He is president and principal consultant of EHco Services Inc. of Corpus Christi, recognized as an international volunteer for bringing business and engineering skills to developing and transitioning countries.

Bobby B. Lyle serves on the board of trustees of the Communities Foundation of Texas, which has awarded over $1 billion in charitable grants since 1953. He is a prominent figure in the Dallas civic and philanthropic arena and chair, president and CEO of Lyco Holdings Inc. At SMU he is a member of the board of trustees, and the engineering school bears his name.


Colleen McHugh was elected March 3 by the regents of The University of Texas System as the first woman to lead the board governing the 15 academic and health campuses of the UT System, with 200,000 students and 84,000 employees. She is an attorney and vice president for compliance, risk management and privacy with the Christus Spohn Health System in Corpus Christi.