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Development & External Affairs

Development and External Affairs

Development & External Affairs

Development and External Affairs supports SMU by securing funding for University priorities; by promoting meaningful involvement in the life and work of the University; by heightening international, national, state and local awareness of SMU; and by supporting the enrollment of a diverse and able student body.

DEA comprises the offices of Office of the Vice President, Development and Alumni Affairs and Public Affairs.

In September 2008, SMU launched the largest fund-raising campaign in its history, aimed at achieving a dramatic increase in academic quality and impact. SMU Unbridled: The Second Century Campaign will strengthen the University's student quality, faculty and academic excellence, and the campus experience.

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