The 2014-2015 school year is SMU’s last chance during The Second Century Campaign to set a new record for alumni giving – and your chance to further enhance the value of your SMU degree. Your gifts enable improvements across campus and contribute to SMU's rise in national rankings. Let’s show everyone that SMU Mustangs finish strong.
The Second Century Campaign
Alumni and friends around the world are supporting The Second Century Campaign. Learn more about the campaign in your region.
SMU Campaign Update provides a summary of the latest developments for leaders and volunteers of The Second Century Campaign. SMU's Annual Report highlights the University’s extraordinary progress during our centennial commemoration period. View all Campaign publications here.
$1.5 million gift from Jack Knox to fund new Dedman Law faculty chair for children’s rights, protection A $1.5 million gift from business leader and SMU alumnus Jack D. Knox ’60 ’63 will establish the Jack Knox Chair in the Rights and Protection of Children at SMU Dedman School of Law.
Denver-area commitments of more than $7.6 million support SMU Second Century CampaignAlumni, parents and friends of SMU from the Denver area were acknowledged Oct. 9, 2014, at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science for their generous combined commitments of more than $7.6 million toward the University’s Second Century Campaign.
$2 million gift from Mary and Richard Templeton funds new SMU Lyle School Centennial Chair A gift of $2 million from Mary and Richard Templeton will create a new endowed faculty position in electrical engineering in SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering.
SMU breaks ground for new education buildingSMU broke ground Sept. 12 for Harold Clark Simmons Hall, the second building for the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development.
$4 Million in Gifts to Fund SMU Tower Scholars Program Gifts totaling more than $4 million will endow and provide operational support for the new Tower Scholars Program – a unique immersion experience for undergraduates in public policymaking through SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies.
SMU-in-Taos celebrates new facilities and other improvementsSMU-in-Taos celebrated new facilities and other improvements at the campus in Northern New Mexico last week.
New SMU Family Law Clinic to provide community service and inspiring experience for students A donation of $4 million to SMU’s Dedman School of Law will endow the new VanSickle Family Law Clinic to provide free legal help for Dallas-area residents as well as essential skills training for Dedman Law students.