Public Service. The Center for Regional History serves a significant public service function. Local, regional and state-wide groups regularly call to request speakers, programs, and information. The current director of the Center for Regional History makes numerous speeches on topics of historical interest to various organizations. The Center for Regional History plays a role in taking the university into the region.
Field Projects. The Center refers inquires and requests to appropriate and/or interested faculty and departments. Recent projects include the development of a battlefield protection plan for the Fort Davidson Civil War site at Pilot Knob. Additional projects have been developed in Ste. Genevieve; New Madrid; Chaffee; Marble Hill; Bonne Terre; and Jackson.