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

  • Alumnus’ Wit in Words Benefits Southeast Scholarship

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Gene Munger of Flagstaff, Arizona, spends his days writing novels, serving his community and never breaking for the retirement he has earned. Gene is an author. In 1997, he moved to Flagstaff, Arizona, retired from consulting and became fully engaged as a community activist and an author of five books. […]
  • Southeast Announces Fall 2015 Graduates

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Feb. 10, 2016 — Southeast Missouri State University congratulates its fall 2015 graduates. To view a list of Southeast’s newest graduates, visit
  • Vinuity Adds 50 IT Jobs Based at Southeast Innovation Center

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Jan. 26, 2016 — The Missouri Department of Economic Development today announced that Vinuity, an IT services company, is adding 50 jobs over the next three years in Cape Girardeau that will be based out of the Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Southeast Missouri State University. “Vinuity is […]
  • Southeast Alumna Writes Her Way into ‘Best New Poets of 2015’

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Jan. 22, 2016 – Southeast Missouri State University alumna Clare Paniccia of Stillwater, Oklahoma, is helping students realize their writing potential while demonstrating her success firsthand. Clare is a doctoral student at Oklahoma State University, where she also teaches undergraduate English courses. “As a doctoral student, I am expected to teach one […]