Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University

Date Founded



PO BOX 750261 DALLAS TX 75275-0261

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Higher Education & Universities
Education Research & Support

Employees (Worldwide)



Schools & Student Services

Company Description

Southern Methodist University is a private university near the center of Dallas. SMU offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs through seven schools in the humanities and sciences, business, the performing, visual, and communication arts, engineering, education and human development, law, and theology.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Investment Officer

Vice President, Legal Affairs & Governmental Relations, General Counsel & Secretary

Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

Associate Vice President & Dean of Student Life

Associate Vice President & Controller

Vice President for Business & Finance

Vice President, Development & External Affairs

Board of Directors

President at Southern Methodist University

Chief Executive Officer at Armstrong Energy LLC /AK

Partner at Implexus Capital & Partners BV

Distinguished Alumni
Aart J. de Geus is now Co-Founder at Synopsys, Inc.
John Hill is now Co-Founder at First Reserve Management LP
Robert E. Mellor is now Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Monro, Inc.
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Advisors & Consultants

Bain & Company is an American global management consulting firm headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, serving as an advisor to many of the world's largest businessess, nonprofit organizations, and governments. Bain has 48 offices in 31 countries and more than 5,500 employees.

Public Relations

The Richards Group provides advertising, marketing and branding services. Its services include advertising, corporate identity, interactive media, public relations, relationship marketing, sales promotion and urban marketing. The company's clients include The Home Depot, Chick-fil-A, Hyundai, Red Lobster, Motel 6 and Fruit of the Loom. The Richards Group was founded by Stan Richards in 1965 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Legal Advisor

Chairman Emeritus at Winstead PC


Vice President, Analytics at Grenzebach Glier & Associates, Inc.


The mission of Big Thought is to make imagination a part of everyday learning. We bring relentless optimism, innovation, and imagination to the biggest problem facing education today: the opportunity gap.

BEST is applying its knowledge of program effectiveness in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to support efforts to build capacity at the local, state, and federal levels. BEST has provided support to the National Defense Education Program and the military services on program effectiveness, evaluation, and communications since 2004.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$1,000 - $2,499
$2,500 - $4,999
$1,000 - $2,499
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
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Awards & Honors
Rank #190
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
Rank #285
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