Energizing Business Education

Sharoll and Bryan S. Sheffield ’01 commit $15 million to the Cox School of Business


A $15 million gift from Sharoll and Bryan S. Sheffield ’01 to SMU’s Edwin L. Cox School of Business will empower future entrepreneurs by creating new technology-equipped collaborative spaces. Their generous commitment will establish Bryan S. Sheffield Hall, part of the future Cox School renovation and expansion project, which will provide students with innovative learning environments, enabling Mustangs to develop critical skills that are vital to success in today’s evolving workplace. 

“Bryan is a wonderful example of how SMU shapes world changers. His forward-thinking leadership in the energy industry is a testament to his entrepreneurial spirit and the financial acumen he developed as a business major in the Cox School,” said SMU President R. Gerald Turner. “We are grateful for this gift, which will foster outstanding business education and encourage our students to tackle big questions and find bold solutions.”

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