Missouri State University

Office of the President

President Clif Smart

Schedule Highlights

Week of April 21-27, 2014

The annual Springfield Public Schools Teacher Appreciation Banquet, a trip to Jefferson City, the Collaborative Diversity Conference and the Women’s Leadership Conference highlight the busy week of April 21-27, 2014, for Missouri State University President Clif Smart.

Monday, April 21

President Smart and his wife, Gail, will attend the annual Springfield Public Schools Teacher Appreciation Banquet. President Smart will make remarks and help present the awards.

Wednesday, April 23

President Smart and other Missouri State representatives will be in Jefferson City for the final Springfield Metro Partnership Legislative Breakfast of the year.

Thursday, April 24

President Smart will provide the welcome for the Collaborative Diversity Conference luncheon. The conference is Thursday and Friday, April 24 and 25, on campus.

Saturday, April 26

President Smart will make remarks at the Women’s Leadership Conference.  That conference is Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26.

Throughout the week

President Smart will meet with alumni, donors and friends of Missouri State.

Other highlights

  • Monday, April 21 – President Smart will provide the welcome at the annual All-Faculty Awards Reception. He also will attend the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting. Throughout the day, President Smart will be shadowed by a Springfield Business Journal reporter for a “day in the life” article.
  • Thursday, April 24 – President Smart will attend the Good Community Leadership meeting. 
  • Friday, April 25 – President Smart will attend the OTC Excellence in Business Award ceremony honoring Jim Anderson, long-time president of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce. He will participate in the Missouri State Foundation Executive Committee luncheon. That evening, President Smart will provide the welcome for the Relay for Life, which raises fund to fight cancer. He also will introduce Nancy Allen, a College of Business instructor, who will talk about her book “The Code of the Hills.”
  • Saturday, April 26 – President Smart will attend the Kappa Alpha fraternity reunion event.  He also will attend the 22nd annual Missouri State Soccer Awards Luncheon.
  • Sunday, April 27 – The Smarts will attend the annual Spring Dance Concert.
President Clif Smart

Clif Smart was named president October 16, 2012.