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Hunt Leadership Scholars Program


Faculty and Staff

The Office of the Provost administers the Hunt Leadership Scholarship Program. The Program Director is Lindsay Davis, and Dr. Jeffrey Engel is the Faculty Advisor to the Hunt Leadership Scholars Program.

Lindsay Davis

Lindsay Davis

Lindsay Davis serves as the Director of the Hunt Leadership Scholars Program after serving as the Assistant Director for four years. She came to SMU in 2012 with a background in university admissions and earned her M.Ed. in Education Policy and Leadership in 2014. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas Christian University in 2010 with a BBA in Entrepreneurial Management and a BA in Theatre. In addition to directing the Hunt Scholars Program, Lindsay has also served on the University Conduct Board and has held many volunteer roles with first year student programs, such as AARO and the Common Reading.  She is currently working toward an Ed.D. in Higher Education, anticipated graduation May 2021. 

Outside of her life at SMU, Lindsay also teaches Pure Barre classes part time and is an active member of the Junior League of Dallas.  During basketball season, you can find her permanently planted in Moody Coliseum. Lindsay and her husband, Joe (the Associate Dean of Admission at SMU), love to cheer on the Mustangs and relish every opportunity they get to spend time with the Hunt Leadership Scholars.