Paying Tribute To Former Provost Ruth Morgan

Ruth Morgan, provost and professor emerita, was the guest of honor at a luncheon hosted by some of her former students in November. Morgan taught political science in Dedman College, 1966-95. She also served as assistant provost, 1978-81, and associate provost, 1981-86, before becoming provost and vice president for academic affairs, 1986-93. Those attending the luncheon included (from left) Warren Russell ’69, “M” Award, 1969, Student Senate, and wife Sheryl; David Waldrep, ’70, ’73, ’93; Lon Williams ’70, president of the SMU Student Senate, 1969-70, “M” Award, 1970; JoAnn Harris Means ’70, ’74, student body president, 1972-73, “M” Award, 1973; Ruth Morgan’s son, Glenn E. Morgan; Provost Emerita Morgan; H.W. Perry Jr. ’74, student body president, 1973-74, “M” Award, 1974; Carolyn Jeter, assistant to the provost, 1987-present; Terry Means ’71, ’74, student body president, 1970-71, “M” Award, 1970; and Randy West ’70, ’74, ’77, Mustang Band drum major, 1967-72, assistant band director, 1969-72, and student senator, 1975-76. Not pictured is Craig Enoch ’72, ’75, recipient of a 2006 SMU Distinguished Alumni Award and a 1999 Dedman School of Law Distinguished Alumni Award.

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