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Dr. Jeanne Hoffman Smith

Dr. Jeanne Hoffman Smith

Dr. Jeanne Hoffman Smith,
Trustee
Board of Trustees

Biography

Alumna: ’74 Bachelor of Arts ’98 honorary Doctor of humane Letters

Jeannie Hoffman Smith is a clinical social worker and the founder, major funder, and sponsor of the Center for Interpersonal Studies through Film and Literature at OCU.

Born in Oklahoma City, she attended Smith College and earned a master of science in social work from the University of Louisville, along with a scholarship degree from the Colorado Center for Psychoanalytic Studies.

Smith has served on the Inasmuch Foundation Advisory Committee since 1982. She serves on the boards of the Kirkpatrick Foundation, the Mental Health Association of Oklahoma, and others. She is a trustee of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art.

Smith was named in 2014 to the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame and chosen for a Special Award of Merit for distinguished contributions to higher education. She was given OCU’s Dulaney Browne Library Award in 2002, presented a Lifetime Achievement Award by Junior League in 2001, and given the Governor’s Arts Award in 1999, among other awards.