Luisa M. del Rosal

Programs and External Relations Director

3300 University Blvd 234 Carr Collins Hall
(214) 768-1900

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Luisa del Rosal was born and raised in Chihuahua, Chih., Mexico and lived there until she made the life-changing move to Dallas to come to SMU. An alumna of SMU, she holds dual bachelor's degrees in political science and sociology, with a minor in Italian. She is bilingual in her native Spanish and English, and proficient in Italian. Prior to joining SMU, she was the Community Relations Manager for Education is Freedom, a college access program that works with Dallas ISD; she oversaw the development and maintenance of community partnerships and was responsible for the administration of Mayor Tom Leppert's Intern Fellows program. Previously, she was a manager for international business development for the Dallas Regional Chamber and held various positions with public relations firms. Through these positions, Luisa developed expertise in a host of areas including marketing, client services, event management, and program administration. Luisa is an active volunteer in the Dallas community serving as Chair of the SMU Hispanic Alumni Board and member of the Young Alumni Board. She is a dedicated member of the Junior League of Dallas and vice-chair of the State Fair of Texas Raffle Committee.

Education and Honors

  • M.Ed., Educational Leadership, Higher Education Specialization, Southern Methodist University
  • B.A., Political Science and Sociology, Southern Methodist University