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University Foundation

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.

Southeast Missouri University Foundation Campaign Nets $49.2 Million

Foundation News

  • Riley Named 2019 Friend of the University

    Jim Riley, founder of Red Letter Communications, business entrepreneur and community leader, has been named the 2019 Friend of the University by the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. He will be honored with the award as part of the annual President’s Council Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, in the River Campus Cultural Arts Center […]
  • Southeast Alumnus to be Inducted into St. Louis Media Hall of Fame

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus and Saint Louis University (SLU) Professor Emeritus Dr. Avis Meyer will be inducted into the St. Louis Media Hall of Fame during the St. Louis Media History Foundation’s Gala Ceremony March 30 in St. Louis, Missouri. Meyer, who has been a member of the St. Louis Media History Foundation since […]
  • Gospel Music’s Impact on Rock ‘n’ Roll Music Focus of New Radio Documentary to Air During Black History Month

    A new radio documentary that explores the history of black gospel music and illustrates its significant influence on the formation of rock and soul music will be broadcast by KRCU Public Radio in February, during Black History Month. Hosted by GRAMMY award-winning gospel singer CeCe Winans, “Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul” is produced by […]
  • Southeast Psychology Alumna Now Full-Time Actress in Los Angeles

    Alumna Kathryn Taylor Smith has accomplished much in the years since her 1993 graduation from Southeast Missouri State University. From television acting to now performing in a one-woman show she wrote and produced, Smith says she continues to find her niche in Los Angeles, California. After completing her undergraduate work in psychology with a minor […]


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