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The Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development at Missouri S&T is seeking exceptional, visionary leaders to lead the Institute as it redefines higher education for the next 150 years. [View the positions]

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In memoriam, Fred. S. Kummer (1929-2021)

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Fred S. Kummer, who passed away Friday, April 30, 2021. “We have lost a true champion for S&T and for higher education,” said Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani. “No individual was more supportive of this institution, and no individual more passionate about advancing this university’s mission, than Fred Kummer.”

Memorial donations may be given to Shriners Hospital for Children-St. Louis, MO, 4400 Clayton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110, or online at:
All donations must mention St. Louis for the funds to stay in St. Louis. Read more>>

June and Fred Kummer

Fred and June Kummer

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Announcing The Kummer Institute Foundation

Missouri S&T is grateful to benefactors June and Fred Kummer, whose gift of $300 million has established The Kummer Institute Foundation. 

The Kummer donation is the largest single gift to any public or private university in the state of Missouri.

“For nearly 150 years, Missouri S&T has been known as the state’s premier technological university," says Chancellor Mo Dehghani. "Now, thanks to June and Fred, S&T will have the opportunity to become one of the nation’s leading universities for innovation." (Read the news release)

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1100 N. Pine St., Rolla, MO 65409
Phone: (573) 341-6103

Operating Hours

Monday:8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday:8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday:8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday:8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday:8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.