Southeast Missouri State University


  • River Campus Center Named for Ken and Jeanine Dobbins

    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    The Ken and Jeanine Dobbins River Campus Center

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., December 22, 2014 – Doyle Privett, president of the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents, announced today the Board has voted unanimously to name the newly constructed River Campus Center after the University’s president of nearly 16 years, Ken Dobbins, and his wife, Jeanine.  Dobbins is the longest-serving current public university president in the state of Missouri.  The president announced Sept. 8, 2014, that he will retire from the presidency effective June 30, 2015....

  • Feasibility, Architectural Studies Progressing on Space Reconfigurations in Kent Library, Pacific, Grauel at Southeast

    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    EVT-OlogieCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Dec. 22, 2014 – The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents Dec. 18 agreed to engage professional architectural and engineering services to redesign building layouts and decide on necessary improvements in four campus buildings – Kent Library, the International House, Pacific Hall and Grauel Building – rounding out the first phase of projects recommended by the Space Utilization Committee.

    The Regents authorized feasibility studies and cost estimates for the work and directed University administration to continue working with users of these buildings to refine their future space needs. This information will be brought back to the Board to make final decisions on space reallocation before construction begins, said Kathy Mangels, vice president for finance and administration....

  • Southeast Announces Holiday Hours

    Mon, 22 Dec 2014


    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Dec. 22, 2014 – Due to the upcoming holidays, offices at Southeast Missouri State University will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 2.

    Offices will close at 5 p.m. Dec. 23. The University will observe Dec. 24, 25 and 31, and Jan. 1 as holidays. Southeast offices will be closed Dec. 26, 29 and 30 and Jan. 2 for energy conservation.

    Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Jan. 5. Spring 2015 semester classes will begin Jan. 20.

    Additional Winter Break Hours:...

  • Regents Hear Preliminary University Branding Recommendations; Examine Possible New Institutional Logo Choices

    Fri, 19 Dec 2014

    EVT-OlogieCAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, Dec. 19, 2014 – The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents today heard a strategy and creative development presentation from Ologie, a branding firm from Columbus, Ohio, hired to assist with the University branding project.

    Ologie, hired in late Spring 2014, has conducted multiple focus groups among a wide variety of Southeast students, staff, faculty, alumni, community members and leaders, as well as prospective students in the St. Louis region....

  • Regents Adopt New Strategic Plan

    Fri, 19 Dec 2014

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Dec. 19, 2014 – The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents today adopted a new strategic plan to guide the University’s development into the future.

    The approved plan outlines Southeast’s vision “to be one of the nation’s most academically competitive regional comprehensive universities, recognized for excellence in education, research, engagement and creativity.”...

  • Southeast Regents Revise Faculty Merit Pay Policy

    Fri, 19 Dec 2014

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Dec. 19, 2014 – Southeast Missouri State University’s Faculty Merit Pay Policy was revised today by the University’s Board of Regents to reflect changes in the faculty annual merit program for academic department chairs and faculty members.

    The revised policy incorporates the administrative responsibilities of academic department chairs in the development of their annual performance criteria and allows for those responsibilities to be determined by department faculty with input from the dean and then forwarded to the provost for approval, said Dr. Bill Eddleman, Southeast provost. The updated policy also adds college deans in the evaluation process of department chairs, integrating their evaluation with the department’s evaluation with discrepancies being resolved by the provost....

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