Monthly Archives: June 2011

SMU Trustees in the News

The Board of Trustees as a whole made a splash at SMU this month. The board approved the new quad to be named after the university’s president, R. Gerald Turner. The quad will be called “The┬áR. Gerald Turner Centennial Quadrangle.” … Continue reading

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Is the “Pony Express” headed for politics?

ESPN commentator, SMU alum and famous member of the “Pony Express,” Craig James, launched a new organization this week, Texans for a Better America. A Vision Unveiled from Texans for a Better America on Vimeo. SportsGrid.com has speculated that this … Continue reading

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SMU honors Rep. Johnson despite scandal

D Magazine’s FrontBurner reported Monday that SMU has in fact honored U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson with the Distinguished Alumni award. A press release on Johnson’s website announced that she received the award in a private ceremony at the Newseum … Continue reading

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SMU Trustees in the News

SMU Board of Trustee Members are making headlines again! Board Chair Caren H. Prothro served as the Honorary Chair for the Centerstage 2011 gala. The June 4th event was put on by the Dallas Theater Center and was sponsored by … Continue reading

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Administration blocks a Daily Campus article from publication

The SMU administration typically has no control over The Daily Campus’ content. There is one exception to that rule: The mail-home summer edition. This issue is mailed home to all incoming freshmen, and in return for their mailing addresses, SMU … Continue reading

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