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

  • Sergeant Alvin York, World War I Battlefield Hero, Subject of Crader Lecture

    Dr. Douglas Mastriano, professor at the Army War College and a colonel in the U.S. Army, will speak about Sergeant Alvin York at the 2016 Crader Lecture in the Humanities at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 in Glenn Auditorium of Dempster Hall. Sponsored by the Crader Family Endowment for American Values, this annual lecture since 2009 […]
  • Southeast Celebrates Homecoming 2016 with ‘We are One’ Theme

    Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate Homecoming 2016 Oct. 31-Nov. 5 with a full slate of activities as alumni, students and friends reunite and celebrate with a “We Are One” theme. “Homecoming is an opportunity for Southeast alumni to return, reminisce and reconnect,” said Jay Wolz, director of Alumni Relations at Southeast, and when our […]
  • Newly Endowed Scholarship for Foreign Language Students Honors Helen Cleaver

    The Helen Cleaver Endowed Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Dr. Frank Gregory Dickey of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, made a $10,000 gift to the Foundation to establish the award. He is professor emeritus of the Department of Educational Administration and Counseling and taught at Southeast Missouri State University from 1966 to […]
  • Kellermans Establish Two Scholarships at Southeast

    Drs. Mary Ann and Bert Kellerman of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, have made two gifts to the Southeast Missouri University Foundation to establish two renewable scholarships — the Dr. Mary Ann Kellerman Scholarship in Interior Design and the Dr. Bert Kellerman Scholarship in Marketing. Both scholarships will be awarded to full-time students enrolled at Southeast with […]