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Patricia and John Morgan Academic Advancement Fund Supports UMKC Student Retention, Achievement

Consistent and significant funding enhances student success, degree completion

For the past decade, the Patricia and John Morgan Academic Advancement Fund has supported UMKC programs that help students successfully navigate their college experience. (more…)

UMKC Receives $12.97M Grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship Programming

Grant provides support to continue and expand entrepreneurship programs on the UMKC campus and across the Kansas City region.

The University of Missouri-Kansas City has received a historic five-year, $12.97 million grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to build upon its national leadership in entrepreneurship programming and impact in the Kansas City region. (more…)

New Fundraiser Passionate about Higher Education

School of Dentistry welcomes Daniel Barwick

Daniel Barwick, Ph.D., has joined the UMKC School of Dentistry as director of philanthropic giving and executive director of the school’s Rinehart Foundation. He brings 20 years of fundraising experience to help lead those efforts with Dean Steven B. Haas. (more…)

Innovative Technology Enhances Historical Research

Gift for digital and public humanities project fuels research, student experience

A recent gift from the William T. Kemper Foundation – Commerce Bank, Trustee is expanding student research opportunities in the UMKC School of Humanities and Social Sciences. (more…)

Five Questions with Amanda Davis

Meet the new UMKC Foundation president

Alumna Amanda Davis, (MPA ’02) begins her role as UMKC chief advancement officer and president of the UMKC Foundation this week. Her vision for the role is based on her history at the university. (more…)

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