• Murray Blackwelder

    UMKC Foundation president honored with fundraising award

    The local chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals names Murray Blackwelder 2014 Outstanding Fundraising Professional.

  • Steven P. Norris

    UMKC Foundation names Steven P. Norris as new president

    The UMKC alumnus, who comes to the foundation from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will begin his duties at UMKC in January.

  • James B. Nutter Sr.

    James B. Nutter gives School of Medicine $750,000

    Gift will establish a named professorship in diabetes and endocrine studies. Professorship will be named for James and Annabel Nutter and Dr. Harry Jonas, former dean of the School of Medicine.

  • Julia Irene Kauffman with foundation leaders

    UMKC Foundation honors Julia Irene Kauffman at its annual Award of Distinction dinner

    The civic leader and arts benefactor is honored for her dedication to UMKC, Kansas City and the arts.