Bold investments in the expansion of academic resources at SMU attracts outstanding graduate and undergraduate students – whether they become your workforce behind groundbreaking discoveries or skilled professionals with leadership training. We can help you build a talent pipeline that meets your immediate and long-term needs.
As an interdisciplinary research hub, SMU advances the innovation ecosystem in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. Invest in us to strengthen your position in North Texas and beyond as we commercialize our groundbreaking research and expertise in emerging technologies.
Our faculty are at the cutting edge of research and technology. Partner with them to pursue new avenues for research, exchange knowledge, adapt curriculum and bring new perspectives to the classroom and industry practices.
When you provide financial support as a sponsor of our institutional priorities – scholarships, fellowships, research institutes, programs, endowed faculty positions, campus activities and more – you signal your confidence in academic enterprise. We work hard to answer your value proposition, to ensure our mutual success in the activities you support, and to advance your visibility and impact in the SMU community and beyond.
Our faculty and staff are prepared to discuss and support your philanthropic mission and goals to create far-reaching societal impact. From advancing the frontiers of engineering to K–12 programming, from providing scholarships to preparing tomorrow’s business professionals, and from research into drug discovery to arts education, SMU is a comprehensive institution prepared to support your goals.
Work with academic units like the Cox School of Business, Lyle School of Engineering or SMU’s Global Online and Continuing Education (GOCE) programs to develop initiatives that maintain and grow professional skillsets among your workforce. Help your company innovate by developing customized continuing education and professional development programs.
For more than a century, SMU has shaped minds and explored the frontiers of knowledge. Connect with us for speaking and engagement opportunities that provide unique opportunities for student interaction and faculty discourse.
Participation on an advisory board or committee not only connects you with University leadership, faculty and students, but also to innovative academic and cultural programming. Board service also opens doors to industry peers with a shared interest in academic or cultural subject matter and enriching the community.