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MISSION The Southern University System Foundation is a private, nonprofit corporation established to secure financial support for each of the five campuses of the Southern University System. The Foundation is a voluntary institute of business and professional leaders, proudly incorporated to provide broader educational advantages to our students, encourage research among our faculty, and advance the University's role in helping to build an increasingly functional Louisiana.

JUNE 28

1968 In 1944, Rockefeller Foundation officials visited Southern University to tour the campus and to discuss General Education Board fellowships. Pictured left to right: Dr. Felton G. Clark, president of Southern University; Dr. H. M. Miller, Rockefeller Foundation; Dr. R. R. Ewerz, Director of Higher Education of Louisiana; Dr. Robert Calkins, Former Head of Business Education, Columbia, and at Rockefeller Foundation; and Mr. J. E. Williams, Supervisor of Negro Education in Louisiana. Clark and local business leaders established the Southern University System Foundation in 1968.

OCTOBER 3

2019

The Valdry Center for Philanthropy was established on the Southern University Baton Rouge campus as the first center of philanthropy at a Historically Black College and University in 2019.

For more information on the Southern University System Foundation and its programming, please visit our website at foundation.sus.edu. Please scan the barcode below to GIVE TODAY!

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