Business and Finance News Archive

SMU Names New Vice President for Business and Finance

(From SMU News July 17, 2007)
DALLAS (SMU) – Christine Casey, a University of California administrator known for her skill in improving business processes, has been named Vice President for Business and Finance at Southern Methodist University after a nationwide search. Currently Assistant Vice President for Administrative Services for the University of California system, Casey will begin her duties at SMU Sept. 1. Read More...

SMU Names John O'Connor Interim Vice President for Business and Finance

(From SMU News April 4, 2007)
Associate Vice President and University Controller John O’Connor has been named interim Vice President for Business and Finance, effective June 11.  O’Connor joined SMU in 1978 and has held a variety of positions, including accounting director and chief accountant, before becoming the controller in 2000. Read more...

Senior Administrator Named President of California University

(From SMU News March 27, 2007)
DALLAS (SMU) – SMU Vice President for Business and Finance Dana Gibson has been named president of National University in La Jolla, Calif., effective July 1. Read more...

SMU’s Diversity Efforts Earn National Award

(From SMU News April 27, 2006)
DALLAS (SMU) – SMU has become the first Texas university to receive an Exemplary Voluntary Efforts (EVE) Award from the U.S. Department of Labor for its equal opportunity programs. The university was honored along with two other recipients at an awards ceremony Wednesday, April 26, in Washington, D.C. Read more...

SMU Names New Vice President

(From SMU News April 4, 2005)
DALLAS (SMU) -- Dana Gibson has been named vice president for business and finance at Southern Methodist University. Gibson has a strong background in academic administration and teaching in the fields of accounting and information systems. Currently vice chancellor at the University of Colorado at Denver, she will assume her new position at SMU on June 1. Read more...

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