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2014 announcements

Samuel S. Holland named dean of SMU's Meadows School of the Arts at SMU effective November 12, 2014.

Jennifer M. Collins to lead SMU Dedman School of Law effective July 1, 2014

Thomas DiPiero named dean of SMU's Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences effective August 12, 2014.

2013 announcements

Luncheon to Honor SMU U.S. Military Veterans. 
Photos from this event.
Watch this event. (password: smuvet)

2012 announcements

SMU Volunteers in the Dallas Community.

Vicki Hill named Assistant Dean for the University Curriculum effective January 1, 2012.

Sue Bierman named Director of the Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center.

2011 Centennial Symposium: Discussions on the role and responsibilities of universities in their cities.

Centennial Symposium Videos

SMU Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps

About Research Day 2012
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2011 announcements

Provost's Statement on Research and Teaching at SMU (November 2011)
SMU is categorized as a “Research University (high research activity)” by the Carnegie Foundation and as a “National University” in the U.S. News system. Research Universities combine instruction in the classroom with scholarly activity by their faculties.

Susan Kress of the SMU International Center named Director of Engaged Learning effective Oct. 1, 2011.

Wes K. Waggoner named Dean of Undergraduate Admission and Executive Director of Enrollment Services.

SMU Embry Human Rights Major information
The Embrey Human Rights Program at Southern Methodist University is to educate students and other members of the global community to understand, promote, and defend human rights as responsible citizens of the world.