Southeast Missouri State University

The University Foundation, since its inception in 1983, has furthered the causes and mission of Southeast Missouri State University. The Foundation obtains and manages resources that allow the University to enhance the quality and extend the range of services provided to its students and the region.

The Foundation recognizes special opportunities for the University, and undertakes and supports fundraising activities that provide resources to enable the University to capitalize on these opportunities. The Foundation recognizes donors and provides strength for the continually improving growth, visibility, and excellence of the University.

Comprehensive Campaign Announced

The Southeast Missouri University Foundation has announced a $40 million comprehensive campaign, the most ambitious fund-raising effort in the University’s history, to directly support current and future students.

The campaign, named “Honoring Tradition, Inspiring Success,” is focused on increasing scholarships and supporting programs and renovations that benefit students.

Read more about the announcement

Foundation News

  • Alumna Emilie Le Febvre Studies for Doctorate in Isreal

      Southeast Missouri State University alumna Emilie Le Febvre is a doctoral student, co-author and non-governmental organization program consultant in Be’er Sheva, the largest city in the Negev Desert of southern Israel.    “My favorite aspects of my various jobs would have to be meeting new people, learning about their diverse experiences, working with them […]
  • What it Takes to Run A Minor League Baseball Team with Alum Matthew Bosen

      Southeast alumnus Matthew Bosen of Collinsville, Ill., is entering his first season as the general manager of the Beloit Snappers of the Minor League Baseball Midwest League in Beloit, Wis. He oversees all day-to-day operations of the organization and works with the front office of the Minnesota Twins.     “My job requires me […]
  • The Unterreiners: A Family of Alumns Doing Criminal Justice Together

    A Southeast Missouri State University adjunct faculty member, Steve Unterreiner, his wife Debbie Unterreiner, and one of their sons, Mark Unterreiner, all graduated from the University with bachelor’s degrees in criminal justice. Their youngest son, John Unterreiner, is a current criminal justice major at Southeast.   “The field of criminal justice is an exciting one […]
  • Southeast Alumni Twila Mason Working Towards Ph.D

      “I started thinking about what I wanted to do with my life very early on,” says Twila Mason. “Of course, my mind changed several times, but each thing in which I was interested involved helping people and the unknown. I became interested in medical research after seeing a TV special featuring St. Jude’s Children’s […]