Operations of the Foundation are guided by procedures and by-laws approved by the board of directors. Day-to-day operations of the Foundation are conducted by Cameron University employees acting on behalf of the Foundation, as directed by the written procedures. Operational oversight is provided by the Foundation executive committee acting on behalf of the board of directors.
Objectives of The Cameron University Foundation
To promote and foster the educational and cultural interest of every kind and description of the Cameron University and to create a fund to be used for any program, project or enterprise undertaken in the interest of said university and to foster and promote educational and cultural interest in the State of Oklahoma.
To provide for and maintain scholarships in the various phases of educational activities at Cameron University and to give and grant scholarships from time to time as the governing body may determine.
To endow chairs of learning, make loans or give gifts to deserving men or women desiring an education and to provide assistance of any kind or description.
To cooperate with and aid governmental agencies, other corporations, societies or associations organized and/or interested in charitable, scientific, artistic, literary or educational purposes.
To operate exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes. The corporation is not organized for profit and no part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of or be distributed to its members, directors, officers or other private persons except to pay for reasonable external professional services.
CU Foundation Fast Facts
The CU Foundation was founded March 22, 1972.
The CU Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization.
The CU Foundation proudly boasts 65 Endowed Scholarships. Of those, 23 have been created in the last 4 years!
The CU Foundation proudly boasts 73 Endowed Faculty Positions. Of those, 61 are Faculty Lectureships!
The CU Foundation's Phonathon has generated more than $65,000 since its beginning in Spring of 2010.
To learn more about how you can assist Cameron University achieve its vision for the future please contact:
Office of University Advancement
2800 West Gore Boulevard
Lawton, Oklahoma 73505