SMU Annual Report 2012-13
In 2012–13 SMU celebrated the third year of the University's centennial commemoration period. SMU's progress was marked by major strides forward in the key areas of student quality, faculty and academic excellence and the campus experience. A global audience watched as SMU celebrated the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. And thanks to the inspiring support of alumni, parents and friends for The Second Century Campaign, SMU continued to build a strong foundation for an extraordinary second century on the Hilltop.
NEW ENDOWMENT DONORS Since the launch of The Second Century Campaign, new endowments supporting a variety of purposes have been established through outright gifts or planned giving instruments. The following donors created new endowments during the period June 1, 2012 – May 31, 2013. Donor Name Fund Name Anonymous The Soli Deo Gloria Endowment Fund* Jennifer Burr Altabef ‘78, ‘81 and Peter A. Altabef The Jennifer Burr Altabef Endowed Journalism Excellence Fund in Honor of Darwin Payne Kenneth Z. Altshuler and Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler ’48 The Ruth Collins Altshuler Endowed Professor and Director of the Interdisciplinary Institute at SMU Fund William M. Bauman The Bauman Family Endowed Scholarship Fund Gina L. Bridwell and Tucker S. Bridwell ’73, ’74 The Gina and Tucker Bridwell Endowed MBA Scholarship Fund Ana M. Carty and Donald J. Carty The Donald J. Carty Endowed Tower Scholars Program Fund Richard H. Collins ’69 The Richard H. Collins Endowed Tower Scholars Program Fund Linda Pitts Custard ’60, ’99 and William A. Custard ’57 and The Linda P. and William A. Custard Director of the Meadows Museum and Meadows Foundation, Incorporated Centennial Chair in the Meadows School of the Arts Endowed Fund The Dedman Foundation and Family Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute Endowment Fund The Duda Family Foundation The Duda Family Foundation Endowed MBA Scholarship Fund Doyle D. Glass ’84, ’88 and Kim Glass The Kim and Doyle Glass Endowed Meadows Scholar Fund Estate of Nancy B. Hamon The Nancy B. Hamon Special Collection Endowment Fund Lila Harlow Henry ‘51 and Hunter Woods Henry, Jr. † The Lila Harlow Henry Endowed Meadows Scholarship Fund Kleinheinz Family Endowment for the Arts and Education The Kleinheinz Family Endowment for the Arts and Education Endowed Chair in Art History Fund KPMG LLP The KPMG Endowed MSA Scholarship Fund Lawrence (Rex) Kurzius ‘96 and Tina Kurzius The Rex Kurzius Community College Transfer Endowed Scholarship Fund Multiple Donors The Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development Building Maintenance Endowment Fund Multiple Donors The Delmer Ray Threadgill Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund Multiple Donors The Bill Ware Memorial Endowed Centennial BBA Scholarship Fund Martha Raley Peak ’50 and Preston A. Peak The Martha Raley Peak Endowed Centennial Chair and Director of the Meadows Symphony Orchestra Fund Estate of William C. Perkins Paul William and Nettie Burtha Lemburg Eble Endowment Fund The Sarah and Ross Perot, Jr. Foundation The Leah Young Fullinwider Endowed Centennial Chair in Music Performance Charles H. Pistor, Jr. ’61 † and Regina P. Pistor The Regina P. and Charles H. Pistor Endowed Centennial Scholarship Fund Mark B. Plunkett ’96 and Judge Charles E. Plunkett The Nancy Stephenson Plunkett Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund Caren H. Prothro, Vin and Caren Prothro Foundation, The Ruth and Kenneth Altshuler Centennial Interdisciplinary Professorship in Cullum Clark and Nita Prothro Clark Cities, Regions and Globalization The Riehm Family Foundation, Inc. The Dean John W. Riehm Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund The Serafy Foundation The Serafy Foundation Endowed Engaged Learning Fund Gayle and Paul Stoffel The Gayle and Paul Stoffel Endowed Centennial Graduate Fellowship in Art History Fund Barbara C. Sypult and Robert P. Sypult The Barbara C. and Robert P. Sypult Endowed Music Scholarship Fund* Leland B. White ’72 The Leland White Family Endowed Engineering Scholarship Fund * Provided by a future irrevocable planned gift. For more information about endowment and scholarship giving, please visit smu.edu/endowment. 56 | smu.edu/annualreport † Deceased