Funding

  • Continue to improve compensation for faculty and staff
  • Develop and implement a cost-effective plan to comply with changes under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Continue to receive private support through various Missouri State University Foundation campaigns
  • Increase the endowment with an emphasis on support for need-based scholarships
  • Evaluate and develop recommendations for a future comprehensive fundraising campaign
  • Advocate for the university’s legislative and budget priorities, including increased operational funding from the state
  • Maintain external funding through the office of sponsored research and programs at $20 million or more annually
  • Maintain the number of grant and contract proposals submitted for external funding through the office of sponsored research and programs at 300 or more proposals

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