The Southeast Missouri University Foundation and University Advancement are home to eighteen staff, who are committed to our alumni and friends and helping them on their giving journey.

The Advancement Division reports to Dr. Trudy Lee, vice president for University Advancement, who also serves as executive director of the Foundation. The Division includes Alumni Services, Advancement Services (systems and research, gift processing, stewardship and donor relations), Development, and Southeast’s public radio station, KRCU.

The Foundation’s Board of Directors is made up of volunteers including 50 Directors, 43 Emeritus Directors, 1 Honorary Director, and 9 University Members. Of those, 66 are alumni.

About the Foundation

Foundation Board of Directors

The volunteer Board of Directors includes Southeast alumni, regional business leaders, supporters of the University, and University representatives. Board members come from the southeast Missouri region, St. Louis area, across the country, and around the world.

University Advancement

We help donors realize their mission and passion. We connect alumni from all over the world. We work to help students unleash their potential. And, the University Advancement team can’t wait to work with you!

Telefund Students

It is a big job reaching out and staying in contact with our always growing list of alumni. We have a fantastic group of students who are always excited to hear what is happening in your life after you leave our campus.

Wehking Alumni Center
926 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 7300
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701