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2013 Campaign News

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2013 Campaign News

First of three new endowed academic positions named at SMU Simmons School of Education - Michael K. McLendon, associate dean of SMU’s Simmons School of Education and Human Development, has been named the Annette and Harold Simmons Centennial Chair. (12/20/2013)

SMU's renovated Moody Coliseum and Miller Event Center to open for commencement and basketball - (12/7/2013)

$15 million gift to fund new SMU research center, brings Second Century Campaign total to $800 million - (10/25/2013)

SMU energizes Second Century Campaign with new goals and regional strategy - (10/25/2013)

New gift endows Meadows Symphony director - (9/27/2013)

SMU Board of Trustees Raises Campaign Goal to $1 Billion - (9/13/2013)

National expert to lead broad cyber security initiative at SMU Lyle School of Engineering - (9/4/2013)

$5 million gift from Anita and Truman Arnold to support dining facility in new SMU Residential Commons complex - Anita and Truman Arnold have given $5 million toward construction of the Anita and Truman Arnold Dining Commons in SMU’s new Residential Commons complex. (9/4/2013)

Gifts totaling $8.5 million designated for renovation of two SMU libraries - Renovation and updating of two SMU libraries will be advanced through gifts totaling $8.5 million from family foundations that have supported University libraries for most of SMU’s 100-year history. (5/10/2013)

$1 million gift from Linda and William Custard endows directorship of SMU’s Meadows Museum - A $1 million gift from Linda and William Custard of Dallas will establish and endow the position of Linda P. and William A. Custard Director of the Meadows Museum and Centennial Chair in the Meadows School of the Arts at SMU. An additional $1 million from The Meadows Foundation will add to the endowment of the position. (4/16/2013)

SMU announces $25 million gift from Harold and Annette Simmons - Harold C. and Annette Caldwell Simmons have committed a new gift of $25 million to the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at SMU. Their gift will fund a new building for the expanding programs of the school and support three new endowed academic positions. The new facility will be named Harold Clark Simmons Hall, in honor of Mr. Simmons, at Mrs. Simmons’ request. (2/21/2013)