Kummer Institute

S&T names director of new Kummer Center for STEM Education

Posted by on July 21, 2021

Courtney Jones, a former high school principal in Arkansas and most recently an educator in Jefferson City, Missouri, has been appointed as the founding director of the Kummer Center for STEM Education at Missouri S&T.

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Transitions: Colin Potts becomes provost, Stephen Roberts leads Kummer Institute

Posted by on May 31, 2021

Effective Tuesday, June 1, Dr. Colin Potts becomes Missouri S&T’s provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs. Potts joins S&T from Georgia Institute of Technology, where he served as vice provost for undergraduate education for the past nine years. He succeeds Dr. Stephen Roberts, who served as interim provost for nearly two years and […]

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Roberts appointed chief operating officer for Missouri S&T’s Kummer Institute

Posted by on May 24, 2021

Dr. Stephen Roberts has been appointed vice chancellor of strategic initiatives and chief operating officer for the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development at Missouri University of Science and Technology effective June 1. Roberts currently serves as interim provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs at Missouri S&T and previously was […]

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St. Louis entrepreneur, Missouri S&T benefactor Fred S. Kummer dead at 92

Posted by on May 1, 2021

Fred S. Kummer, a Missouri S&T graduate who built his general-contracting business into the world’s largest design-build firm for health care and financial facilities, died Friday, April 30, 2021, in St. Louis. He was 92. Kummer and his wife June donated $300 million to Missouri S&T last fall to establish the Kummer Institute for Student […]

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Gary Havener makes $6 million dual-purpose contribution to Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 22, 2021

Missouri S&T alumnus Gary Havener recently committed $6 million to Missouri S&T to support the university’s new Arrival District and to establish the Gary W. Havener Endowed Chair in Mathematics and Statistics.

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Kummer Institute establishes endowed department chair

Posted by on January 19, 2021

The founding of the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development in October 2020 has led to the creation of an endowed chair in mathematics and statistics. The search for the first Fred and June Kummer Endowed Department Chair of Mathematics and Statistics is underway with applications due by Feb. 14, 2021. The […]

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Entrepreneurial STEM students wanted for new Ph.D. program

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation in the STEM fields, Missouri University of Science and Technology has established a new Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The new Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Doctoral Fellows Program provides 12-month […]

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