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New Gift To Endow SMU Faculty Entrepreneurship Position in Cox

New Gift To Endow SMU Faculty Entrepreneurship Position in Cox

A gift of $2 million from Linda and Ken Morris will support a faculty directorship in SMU’s Cox School of Business, raising the University to 103 endowed faculty positions and closer to the Second Century Campaign goal of 110. Their gift will endow the Linda A. and Kenneth R. Morris Endowed Director of the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship in the Cox School of Business in honor of Jerry F. White, who has served as director since 1988.

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Mustang Minute! New Tennis Complex Dedicated

Mustang Minute! New Tennis Complex Dedicated

SMU dedicated its new 45,000-square-foot tennis complex February 20, opening a competition-level facility for practice, training and tournament play. The complex will be home to SMU’s top-ranked men’s and women’s tennis teams and will provide a premier venue for tennis fans.

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New Commitments Continue SMU Campaign Momentum

New Commitments Continue SMU Campaign Momentum

SMU begins the final year of its $1 billion Second Century Campaign with the momentum of $4.8 million in new commitments, continuing the campaign’s historic levels of support.

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Join The Stampede! Make A Difference By May 31

Approximately 11,000 Mustang alumni have made their marks on the future of SMU with gifts to The Second Century Campaign. That support’s extraordinary impact is apparent across the campus in dedicated faculty, accomplished students and world-class facilities. These achievements are points of pride for the alumni community, says Taylor Martin

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SMU Raises Campaign Goal To Support Rise In Quality

By Patricia Ann LaSalle ’05 On a bright, crisp day in late October, SMU students walked as usual across the Main Quad on their way to class. Unusual, however, was a huge tent that had been erected in front of Dallas Hall, causing some to wonder what was going on

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$15 Million Gift Funds SMU Research Center

$15 Million Gift Funds SMU Research Center

A new $15 million commitment has been made as the lead gift to construct a campus research center supporting SMU’s goal to expand advanced computing and interdisciplinary research throughout the University. The gift is from Gerald J. Ford ’66, ’69 and Kelli O. Ford and The Gerald J. Ford Family

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Arnold Gift To Support New Dining Facility

Anita and Truman Arnold have given $5 million toward construction of the Dining Commons in SMU’s new Residential Commons complex. Opening in fall 2014, the Anita and Truman Arnold Dining Commons facility joins five new residence halls and a parking garage. The complex will accommodate 1,250 students and several faculty members

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Donor Honors Meadows Symphony Director

Music aficionados know the ritual. As student musicians in SMU’s Meadows Symphony Orchestra take their seats on stage, the audience quiets and the lights dim. Maestro Paul Phillips steps onto the podium and lifts his baton, and the orchestra begins to play. Now, Phillips has the added distinction of being

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$2 Million Gift Creates Centennial Chair In Music

A $2 million gift from SMU Trustee Sarah Fullinwider Perot ’83 and Ross Perot Jr., in honor of Sarah’s mother, Leah Fullinwider, has established an endowed centennial chair in music performance at Meadows School of the Arts, the first centennial position in the Meadows School. “The arts are vital to

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$25 Million Gift Supports New Building, Academic Positions

Harold C. and Annette Caldwell Simmons have committed a gift of $25 million to SMU’s School of Education and Human Development named in her honor. Their gift will fund a new building and support three new endowed academic positions.

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