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

  • Vargas Underscores Student Centeredness in Inaugural Address

    Dr. Carlos Vargas was inaugurated as the 18th president of Southeast Missouri State University today in a ceremony steeped in tradition that also highlighted and celebrated the University’s 143 years of service to the region. Vargas, who began his presidency at Southeast July 1, was presented with the chain of office and presidential medallion by […]
  • Southeast Alumnus Helping Professional Indoor Soccer Grow and Flourish

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Ryan Sweet, a native of St. Louis, Missouri, and currently of Lakeland, Florida, works hard to sell out a stadium every day, trying to bring his organization to the top of the professional soccer league.   Ryan is the assistant general manager of the new professional indoor soccer team, the […]
  • 1,327 to Receive Degrees at Southeast’s Spring Commencement

    A total of 1,327 students – 1,051 undergraduate and 276 master’s and specialist students – will receive degrees at Southeast Missouri State University’s spring commencement exercises at 2 p.m. May 14 in the Show Me Center. Dr. Tamela Randolph, chair of the Department of Mathematics and professor of mathematics at Southeast, will deliver the commencement address. […]
  • Five Alumni to Receive 2016 Young Alumni Merit Awards

    The Southeast Missouri State University Alumni Association has selected five alumni to receive the University’s 2016 Young Alumni Merit Awards. The five will be honored at a commencement luncheon at 11:45 a.m. May 14 in the Student Recreation Center-North. Alumni to receive the award are: Daniele Cerone-Griffin of St. Louis, Missouri; Dr. Damien Myers of […]