THE ANITA AND TRUMAN ARNOLD PRESIDENT'S SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH SMU’S WILLIS M. TATE DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES
Anita Ray Arnold is a partner in TA Capital and is active in community service. In addition to serving on the board of the Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series, she serves on the board of the AT&T Performing Arts Center, Texas Cultural Trust Board of Directors, Texas Women for the Arts, and The Baylor Health Care System Foundation.
Anita has been involved in numerous organizations, including serving as a trustee of the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., chairing the education committee. She has served as a board member of the Clinton School of Public Service and the Texas Committee for the Humanities, and various other boards.
Truman Arnold is managing partner of TA Capital. He has served as chairman of the Board of Directors for the Texarkana College Foundation Board, past president of Texarkana Community College and on the Board of Regents of Lamar University, and is active in other fundraising and charitable organizations. In 2006, he was appointed by Governor Rick Perry to the Tax Reform Commission resulting in legislation reforming the methodology for funding public education in Texas.
In 2007, Anita and Truman Arnold were awarded an honorary Doctor of Leadership degrees from Texas A&M University-Texarkana in recognition of their many humanitarian achievements.