May 31, 2012

With the new Residential Commons as its centerpiece, the southeastern section of campus will be transformed. Among the new projects are:

Tennis Complex

A conceptual rendering of the new Tennis Complex.

The groundwork is being laid for the new Tennis Complex on the southwest corner of Mockingbird Lane and North Central Expressway, the former site of Mrs. Baird’s Bakery. The premier tennis venue will house an indoor pavilion with six courts and the outdoor Turpin Tennis Stadium with six courts.

SMU is seeking funding for the new home of Mustang tennis, and a number
of naming opportunities exist. To learn more, contact Tim Leonard, senior associate athletic director for development, at or 214-768-4465.

Mustang Band Hall

A conceptual rendering of the new Mustang Band Hall.

To ensure a bright future for one of the University’s most treasured institutions, SMU has embarked upon a funding initiative for the construction of a new Mustang Band Hall. To date, the project has secured $1 million in commitments toward the $3 million goal.

To make a contribution or for more information, contact Arlene Manthey, associate director of development for Student Affairs, at 214-768-4711 or

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