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More than 700 SMU students graduate in December ceremony

Civic Leader and Board Chair Caren H. Prothro gives principal address

December 19, 2012

DALLAS (SMU) – The SMU community celebrated the graduation of more than 700 students at ceremonies on December 15, 2012, in Moody Coliseum. Civic and philanthropic leader Caren H. Prothro, chair of the SMU Board of Trustees, delivered the principal address.

Prothro has served as chair of the SMU Board of Trustees since 2010 and was re-elected to another term as chair in July of 2012. During her tenure as SMU Board chair, she has emphasized the importance of reaching the University’s stated goal of having 100 endowed faculty positions and attracting nationally recognized experts to enhance SMU’s reputation as a center for research and scholarship.

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Caren Prothro speaks at SMU December 2012 Graduation
Caren H. Prothro's address 
SMU December 2012 Graduation
Scenes from graduation. camera icon