The mission of Southern Arkansas University Foundation is to assist and coordinate in raising and managing funds and resources on behalf of Southern Arkansas University to be used exclusively in furthering the literary, scientific, and educational purposes of the University.
The mission of the SAU Alumni Association is to generate support for Southern Arkansas University through the development and implementation of programs, activities, and events for its alumni and friends. The SAU Alumni Association continues to be the link connecting graduates and former students with the institution they love.
The Office of Development works with SAU’s loyal benefactors to accomplish the private fundraising goals of Southern Arkansas University. Through these partnerships, many of the University’s strategic goals are met, scholarships are provided, and educational opportunities are enhanced.