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

  • Southeast Alumnus a Heavy Hitter in Cardinal Nation

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 7, 2015 — Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Justen Meyer of St. Louis, Missouri, goes to bat for the St. Louis Cardinals every day, ensuring the organization remains atop baseball’s best, in a league of its own. Justen is the manager of Group Sales for the Cardinals, and has been with […]
  • Regents Award Contract for First Phase of Greek Village Project

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 5, 2015 – The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents today awarded a $7.72 million contract for the Phase 1 Greek Housing project. The awarding of the contract today allows the University to now move forward with a construction budget for the housing development on the north end of the […]
  • Southeast Alumni Association Honoring Alumni, Faculty with 2015 Merit Awards

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 5, 2015 – Seven alumni and one faculty member will receive Merit Awards presented by the Southeast Missouri State University Alumni Association Oct. 16 at the Copper Dome Society/Merit Recognition Program during the Homecoming celebration. The awards will be presented at 6:30 p.m. in the Show Me Center. Since 1958, Alumni […]
  • Homecoming 2015 Parade Floats Recall Favorite Board Games

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 5, 2015 – The Southeast Missouri State University’s annual Homecoming parade Oct. 17 will feature more than 120 entries with this year’s floats recalling favorite board games. The annual Homecoming parade will take place Saturday, Oct. 17, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Capaha Park and heading east on Broadway to Main […]