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

  • Kent Library Awarded MHC Grant for 75th Anniversary Celebration

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 24, 2014 – The Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) has awarded a $7,168 grant to help underwrite events for the 75th anniversary celebration this year of Kent Library at Southeast Missouri State University. The year-long celebration began last November and will include a speaker series featuring experts on southeast Missouri history. These […]
  • Alumnus Finds Niche as Strength and Conditioning Coach for Minnesota Twins

    David Snedden of Homewood, Ill., is currently employed as a minor league strength and conditioning coach with the Minnesota Twins A-ball affiliate in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. His duties include leading the team through pregame warmup, taking the players through individualized workouts and assisting with player nutrition. “My favorite memory is winning our first game of […]
  • Linda K. (Clarke) Jackson Hometown Pride Endowed Scholarship Established

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 8, 2014 – The Linda K. (Clarke) Jackson Hometown Pride Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. The friends and family of Linda K. (Clarke) Jackson made a $10,000 gift to establish the scholarship. The gift will be matched with an additional $10,000 through a University gift matching […]
  • Bill Ewing Scholarships Established at Southeast, Cape Public Schools

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 4, 2014 – Two scholarships honoring the legacy of Bill Ewing have been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation and the Cape Central Public Schools Foundation. A $10,500 gift was made to the Southeast Missouri University Foundation, and a $20,500 gift was made to the Cape Central Public Schools Foundation […]