Brad Cheves (JD '91) Named 2023 Citizen of the Year for University Park, Texas
Pepperdine Caruso Law alumnus Brad Cheves (JD '91) has been named 2023 Citizen of the Year for University Park, Texas. Cheves serves as vice president for development and external affairs at Southern Methodist University (SMU).
From People Newspapers:
Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Cheves attended Abilene Christian University and began his career in higher education following his graduation. He later attended law school at Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law in Malibu, California, where he met his wife, Angela. After graduation, he stayed with the university as a professor and associate dean at the School of Public Policy.
SMU recruited Cheves to serve as the associate vice president for development in 1998, and he returned to Texas for a couple of years until he returned to Pepperdine to serve as their vice president for advancement and public affairs in 2001. SMU president R. Gerald Turner asked him to return to SMU as vice president for development and external affairs in 2004, and he’s served in that position ever since. Cheves and his wife have three sons who all attended Highland Park ISD schools and SMU.
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