Thomas F. George<br />November 2009<br />Fall Update<br />
UMSL received full accreditation from Higher Learning Commission<br />Continued accreditation without stipulations … placi...
U.S. News & World Report<br />Undergraduate International Business program ranked 15th nationally … 7th year in top 20<br ...
Curators’ Professor of Biology Robert Ricklefs was elected to the National Academy of Sciences<br />Only Missourian electe...
Professor of English Richard Cook was one of only 220 people nationally to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship<br />Fellowship...
UMSL … Saviors of our Cities<br />Pennsylvania  1<br />Southern Cal  2<br />Dayton  3<br />Pittsburgh  4<br />IU-PUI  5<br...
UMSL breaks several enrollment records<br />10% increase in first-time, full-time students<br />5% increase in transfer st...
UMSL breaks several enrollment records<br />31% of students listed as minorities<br />20% of students listed as African Am...
UMSL goes public with its … Gateway for Greatness campaign<br />Gateway for Greatness initiative seeks to raise a minimum ...
Community has been receptive to UMSL’s campaign for private support<br />Despite tough economic times … UMSL set a fundrai...
Thirteen individuals and corporations have made gifts of $1 million or more to date<br />With gifts totaling $4 million, t...
 $500,000 from George and Melissa Paz
 $1 million from the Express Scripts Foundation</li></li></ul><li>100% Participation<br />UMSL Chancellor’s CouncilUMSL Se...
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Missouri 100 UMSL

  1. 1. Thomas F. George<br />November 2009<br />Fall Update<br />
  2. 2. UMSL received full accreditation from Higher Learning Commission<br />Continued accreditation without stipulations … placing UMSL in the top 5%<br />Speaks well to the quality of programs, students, staff, faculty and supporters<br />
  3. 3. U.S. News & World Report<br />Undergraduate International Business program ranked 15th nationally … 7th year in top 20<br />Graduate Criminology and Criminal Justice program ranked 4th<br />Both programs were the only ones of their kind ranked in Missouri <br />
  4. 4. Curators’ Professor of Biology Robert Ricklefs was elected to the National Academy of Sciences<br />Only Missourian elected to NAS in 2009<br />Election is one of the highest honorsfor a scientist or engineer<br />Bob was recognized for his researchin ecology and studies of birds<br />
  5. 5. Professor of English Richard Cook was one of only 220 people nationally to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship<br />Fellowship supports individuals who have demonstrated exceptional scholarship and creativity<br />Recently wrote biography of NY writer/critic Alfred Kazin<br />Published by Yale Press<br />
  6. 6. UMSL … Saviors of our Cities<br />Pennsylvania 1<br />Southern Cal 2<br />Dayton 3<br />Pittsburgh 4<br />IU-PUI 5<br />Creighton 6<br />Case Western 7<br />Tulane 8<br />Portland State 9<br />Drexel 10<br />Virginia Commonwealth 11<br />Louisville 12<br />Rochester 13<br />UMSL 14<br />UMKC 14<br />Houston 14<br />Emory 17<br />Wisconsin-Milwaukee 18<br />Carnegie Mellon 19<br />Rhode Island 20<br />UMSL ranked 14th nationally in survey released earlier this month<br />Survey gauges economic, social and cultural impact in metro areas<br />Tied with UMKC, Houston<br />
  7. 7. UMSL breaks several enrollment records<br />10% increase in first-time, full-time students<br />5% increase in transfer students<br /> Beats previous record<br />of 16,094 students<br />
  8. 8. UMSL breaks several enrollment records<br />31% of students listed as minorities<br />20% of students listed as African Americans<br />24 %of students enrolled in graduate programs<br />
  9. 9. UMSL goes public with its … Gateway for Greatness campaign<br />Gateway for Greatness initiative seeks to raise a minimum of $100 million by July 2012<br />Silent phase began in July 2005<br />$83 million to date<br />
  10. 10. Community has been receptive to UMSL’s campaign for private support<br />Despite tough economic times … UMSL set a fundraising record in FY2009<br />$27 Million<br />
  11. 11. Thirteen individuals and corporations have made gifts of $1 million or more to date<br />With gifts totaling $4 million, the Express Scripts family last week became the largest donors to the Gateway campaign<br /><ul><li> $2.5 million from Express Scripts Inc.
  12. 12. $500,000 from George and Melissa Paz
  13. 13. $1 million from the Express Scripts Foundation</li></li></ul><li>100% Participation<br />UMSL Chancellor’s CouncilUMSL Senior Administrators<br />
  14. 14. Thomas F. George<br />November 2009<br />Fall Update<br />
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