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Nov. 9, 2007

Recent Major Gifts To SMU

$35 million

Ray L. Hunt 2005
(for purchase of property and an academic project to be determined)

$33 million

The Meadows Foundation 2006
(for Meadows School of the Arts and Meadows Museum)

$30 million

Robert and Nancy Dedman 1997
(supporting construction of Dedman Life Sciences Building, endowment of Dedman School of Law, and establishment of an SMU scholarship at North Dallas High School)

$25 million

Nancy Ann and Ray L. Hunt 1993
(to establish the Hunt Leadership Scholars Program)

$20 million

Harold C. and Annette C. Simmons 2007
(to endow and provide lead gift for facilities for the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development)

$20 million

Gerald J. Ford 1997
(toward construction of the Gerald J. Ford Stadium)

$20 million

EDS 1997
(value of land and buildings for SMU-in-Legacy in Plano)

$20 million

The Meadows Foundation 1997-98
(for design, construction, and endowment of new Meadows Museum)

$15 million+

Lester and Stella Porter Russell Fund 1998
(for faculty salary supplements)

$10 million

Roy M. Huffington 2006
(to support faculty compensation and student scholarships)

$10 million

William P. Clements 1994
(to endow William P. Clements Department of History  and create Clements Center for Southwest Studies)

$10 million

Bridwell Foundation 1994
(endowment for Bridwell Library, Perkins School of Theology)



Related Links:
 • Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development
 • Annette C. Simmons
 • Harold C. Simmons
 • School of Education Programs
 • Degree-Granting Schools of SMU
 • Recent Major Gifts to SMU

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