SMU Founders Day Weekend
SMU Celebrates 100 Years
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Alumni from around the globe gathered at Dallas Hall for fireworks and a giant birthday card as SMU celebrates the 100th anniversary of its founding Friday on the University's Main Quadrangle. The event was the first of several scheduled for SMU's Founder's Day Weekend, April 15-17.
The april 15 event, complete with proclamations and resolutions, also officially launched the University's multi-year Second Century Celebration, commemorating the centennial of the University's founding in 1911 and its opening in 1915. Founder's Day, designated as the third Friday in April of each year, recognizing the filing of the University's charter on April 17, 1911.