• Jay Nixon announcing state funds

    Free enterprise center advances with $7.4 million from state

    State money represents the public half of funding for the $14.8 million Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center, a prototyping center to be located on UMKC's Volker campus.

  • UMKC School of Dentistry

    Estate gift to UMKC School of Dentistry tops $10 million

    The gift from Dr. Robert and Mrs. Lucille Cowan represents the third largest gift in university history and is expected to more than double the number of scholarships available to dental students.

  • Picture of Volker campus

    UMKC Foundation board elects two new members

    Kansas City civic and business leaders Jerry Reece and Kent Sunderland join foundation board, bringing 'wealth of knowledge,' board chair says.

  • Miller Nichols Library

    Foundation raises $3 million for latest phase of library renovation

    As fundraising continues for future work on UMKC's Miller Nichols Library, these funds from various private donors will cover renovations to library's second and third floors.