2007 Campaign News Archive
Late SMU professor continues to benefit students, $3.3 million gift will benefit English Department
The impact of a beloved SMU professor will continue for generations to come through a bequest from his wife.
Simmons $20 million gift to provide endowment for School of Education and Human Development and for new building to house School
A landmark $20 million gift from Harold C. and Annette C. Simmons will provide endowment for SMU’s School of Education and Human Development and the lead gift for a new building to house the School.
Cox $5 million gift to support merit-based scholarships for School of Business
A $5 million gift from Dallas business leader Edwin L. Cox will support merit-based undergraduate scholarships in the school that bears his name — the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at SMU.
$10.1 million gift to School of Engineering to spark young students' interest in science and engineering
A $10.1 million gift to the School of Engineering at SMU designed to spark K-12 students’ interest in science and engineering presents the opportunity to inspire and shape our nation’s innovators long before they submit their first college application — and provides hope for the future of American competitiveness.
SMU anthropology professor honored by new research endowment fund
It's not unusual for dedicated students to honor the mentors who guided their academic development.
Texas Methodist Foundation $1 million grant for new building program of Perkins School of Theology
A challenge grant established by the Texas Methodist Foundation through the generosity of an anonymous donor will match all gifts, up to a total of $1 million, for the new building program of Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University.
Perkins-Prothro family $6 million gift to launch building program for Perkins School of Theology
A gift of $6 million to Southern Methodist University from the Perkins-Prothro family of Wichita Falls will launch a building program for Perkins School of Theology.
East Texas students supported by new $2 million bequest
A new bequest distribution of more than $2 million to Southern Methodist University from the will of former U.S. Congressman and Judge Brady P. Gentry will double the size of a scholarship fund for students from several East Texas counties.