Southeast Missouri State University

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

  • Three Southeast Regents Among Ingram’s ‘50 Missourians You Should Know’

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., June 30, 2014 – Three members of the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents are among Ingram’s “50 Missourians You Should Know.” Board President Doyle Privett of Kennett, Mo.; Board Vice President Kendra Neely-Martin of St. Louis; and Jay Knudtson of Cape Girardeau were named to the list published in the […]
  • Ray and Melissa Cliff Scholarship Established

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., June 13, 2014 – The Ray and Melissa Cliff Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Ray and Melissa Cliff of Glen Ellyn, Ill., made a $5,000 gift to establish the scholarship. Their gift will be matched with an additional $5,000 through a University matching gift program and another […]
  • Alumna Launching Dance on Film Project in St. Louis

    Alumna Laura Roth of Jacksonville, Ill., is the founder and artistic director for the Dance on Film Project in St. Louis. “I hope, through The Dance on Film Project, St. Louis, to create more interest in dance on film among the members of the St. Louis community, showcase and celebrate the artwork of local dance […]
  • Alumna Teaching Dancers through Universal Dance Association

    Danielle Albertina of Collinsville, Ill., has been helping other dancers develop their talents as a dance instructor and judge with the Universal Dance Association (UDA). “Judging is so exciting because you get to see the final product of what some teams have been working and putting blood sweat and tears into for the past weeks […]