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SMU concedes, returns displays to Dallas Hall lawn

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After controversy erupted last week when SMU told Young Americans for Freedom that their annual 9/11 memorial would no longer take place on Dallas Hall lawn but in Morrison-McGinnis park, the university has agreed to return all displays to the traditional loca... More »

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New vice president of student affairs named

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On May 23, Kenechukwu (K.C.) Mmeje was named as the new vice president of student affairs. Mmeje (pronounced MAY-jay) will take office July 17, after serving as assistant vice president and dean of students at Loyola University Chicago since September 2014. In... More »

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President R. Gerald Turner to stay until at least 2022

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During the Board of Trustees’ quarterly meeting May 5, current SMU President R. Gerald Turner agreed to a five-year extension of his contract, meaning President Turner will continue serving until at least 2022. The renewal of Turner’s contract signals trust in... More »

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Simmons names new dean for 2017-2018 academic year

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The SMU Simmons School of Education and Human Development welcomed Stephanie L. Knight as the school’s new dean April 25. Knight replaces current Dean ad interim Paige Ware, who was appointed in April 2016 after Dean David J. Chard left to become president of ... More »