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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





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: 73
Vice President for Student Affairs
Vice President for Development and External Affairs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Southern Methodist University Key Developments

Southern Methodist University Wins $2,203,267 Federal Contract

Southern Methodist University won a $2,203,267 federal contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, for the revolutionary enhancement of visibility by exploiting active light-fields.

Southern Methodist University Announces Executive Changes

Harold Stanley has been named as vice president for executive affairs at Southern Methodist University, effective Feb. 1, 2016. Stanley has been the vice president for academic affairs and provost ad interim since June. Previously, he was SMU's associate provost. SMU said that in his new role, Stanley will work with SMU President R. Gerald Turner on strategic planning, campus master planning and other university matters. Stanley replaces Thomas E. Barry, who held the position since 1995. Barry will retire, effective Dec. 31, 2015.

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.

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