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

  • Ag Classroom Named for Aycocks; Gift Also Supports EDvolution, IRTC

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 28, 2015 – The Dr. Barry and Michelle Aycock AgXplore International Agriculture Classroom has been named in the Magill Hall of Science at Southeast Missouri State University. The naming honors the Aycocks of Parma, Missouri, who made a $25,000 gift to support program and equipment purchases, and research and experiential learning […]
  • Beard Recognized by Students with Teaching Award

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 27, 2015 – Dr. Deborah Beard, professor of accounting,  received the Donald L. Harrison College of Business Students’ Choice Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2014-2015 at Southeast Missouri State University. The award is presented each year by the Dean’s Student Advisory Board at the annual College of Business Honors Banquet. […]
  • Southeast Alumnus Doing His Part to Change the World

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 24, 2015 — Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Mark Durbin of Kissimmee, Florida, couldn’t let go of his passion to change the small part of the world he lives in, even in retirement. His love for his community and the people he served as city manager for 31 years, still shows […]
  • Dr. Ann and Archie Sprengel Endowed Scholarship Established at Southeast

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 21, 2015 – The Dr. Ann and Archie Sprengel Endowed Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Dr. Ann and Archie Sprengel of Cape Girardeau made a generous gift to establish the scholarship, which was matched through the Faculty/Staff component of the Honoring Tradition – Inspiring Success Comprehensive […]