The title "Regent Emeritus" or "Regent Emerita" may be granted by Resolution of the Board of Regents to those individuals who have served as members of Southeast Missouri State University's governing board and the quality of whose service is deserving of this distinction.
Designation as a Regent Emeritus or Regent Emerita automatically confers membership in the Regent Emeriti Society.
The purposes and mission of the Regent Emeriti Society shall be:
Upon adoption of this policy, all living former members of the Board of Regents shall be designated Regent Emeritus or Regent Emerita and shall become members of the Society. Sitting members of the Board of Regents shall not become members of the Regent Emeriti Society until the expiration of their terms, but shall be entitled to attend all meetings of the Society.
The title "Regent Emeritus" or "Regent Emerita" shall be conferred upon those who have retired from the Board or resigned after completing at least three years as a Regent.
The President of the Board of Regents shall serve ex-officio as chair of the Regent Emeriti Society, which shall have no other officers or organizational structure. Meetings of the Emeriti Society shall be called by the chair at least once each year, and the agenda of such meetings shall be established by the chair after conferring with the other members of the Board of Regents.
Recognition of those persons granted Regent Emeritus or Regent Emerita status may be made in one or more of the following ways:
|Last Name||First Name||City||State|
|Dickerson||Donald L.||Cape Girardeau||Missouri|
|Kasten||Mary C.||Cape Girardeau||Missouri|
|Long||Sarah J.||Poplar Bluff||Missouri|
|Matthews III||Edward C.||Sikeston||Missouri|
|Meyer||Thomas M.||Cape Girardeau||Missouri|
|Spradling III||Al||Cape Girardeau||Missouri|
|Washington Vaughn||Patricia||St. Louis||Missouri|