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Company Overview of Southern Methodist University

Company Overview

Southern Methodist University is an educational institution offering programs in the arts, business, communications, continuing education, engineering, humanities, law, sciences, and theology fields. The schools of the university includes Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences; Edwin L. Cox School of Business; Education and Lifelong Learning; Graduate Studies and Research; Meadows School of the Arts; Perkins School of Theology; School of Engineering; Dedman School of Law; and Center for Teacher Education. Southern Methodist University was established in 1911 and is based in Dallas, Texas. The university has endowment assets worth $923.1 millions.

3051 Mcfarland Blvd

Dallas, TX 75275-0001

United States

Founded in 1911

Phone:

214-768-2000

Fax:

214-768-0103

Key Executives for Southern Methodist University

Vice President for Business and Finance
Provost and Vice President for academic affairs ad interim
Vice President for Executive Affairs
Age: 71
Vice President for Student Affairs
Vice President for Development and External Affairs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Southern Methodist University Key Developments

Southern Methodist University to Lay Off 100 Employees Amid Budget Squeeze

Southern Methodist University will lay off 100 employees by the end of February 2015 as the school attempts to cut up to $35 million in expenses. SMU said in an email to SMU faculty and staff that the eliminations will allow more money to the university's academic mission. In addition to the layoffs, the university will not fill another 50 vacant positions, and more eliminations may occur later in the year. It was not disclosed which departments will be affected.

Southern Methodist University Inc. Wins $1.21 Million Federal Contract

Southern Methodist University Inc., Dallas, won a $1,209,249 federal contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Miss., for the investigation of biogeochemical and biogeophysical energetic transformations for terrain characterization.

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