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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Open forums set for Kummer Center for Excellence in STEM Education candidates

Posted by on June 3, 2021

The campus community is invited to open forums with finalists for the position of S&T’s founding director of the Kummer Center for Excellence in STEM Education. Candidates will share their vision for the center.

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Roberts named COO of Kummer Institute

Posted by on May 26, 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 S&T, effective Tuesday, June 1.

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Kummer Institute Foundation board meets

Posted by on March 1, 2021

The Kummer Institute Foundation Board of Directors met Friday, Feb. 26, to review progress implementing plans for the Kummer Institute, which was created last October through a $300 million gift from Missouri S&T alumnus Fred Kummer and his wife June.

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Video of Kummer Institute forum posted online

Posted by on February 25, 2021

On Tuesday, university leaders met virtually with faculty and answered questions regarding the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development. A recording of the town hall is posted online at chancellor.mst.edu/virtual-town-hall. Watch the video.

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Georgia Tech leader named new provost

Posted by on January 28, 2021

Dr. Colin Potts, vice provost for undergraduate education and professor of interactive computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, will become provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at Missouri S&T effective June 1.

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Recruitment underway for Kummer Institute leadership positions

Posted by on January 25, 2021

Missouri S&T has begun recruitment for several academic leadership positions associated with the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development. An ad in the Chronicle of Higher Education announces these five leadership positions:

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New Ph.D. program seeks entrepreneurial STEM students

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation, Missouri S&T has established a Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields.

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Share your suggestions for Kummer Institute

Posted by on December 10, 2020

The Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development will transform higher education and research at Missouri S&T and across the nation. You’re invited to share your best ideas to make it a success.

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Kummer Institute Research Advisory Committee announced

Posted by on November 2, 2020

An advisory committee focused on research has been created for the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development. Committee members include:

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