May 11, 2011

Philanthropic trailblazer Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler ’48 was honored as the 2011 recipient of the J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award presented by SMU’s Cary Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility March 10. Altshuler has given generously of her time, talents and resources to the community and SMU, which has honored her with its Distinguished Alumni Award. One of SMU’s longest-serving trustees, she is former chair and a current member of the Board of Trustees. She is co-chair of The Second Century Campaign Leadership Council and The Second Century Celebration Organizing Committee.