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Development & Foundation

Nash and Dana Lamb
Nash and Dana Lamb in biology lab.
  • Nash Lamb, member, RSU Foundation Board of Directors
  • Dana Lamb, past member, RSU Foundation Board of Directors
  • The O.D. Mayor Foundation of Pryor established the O.D. Mayor Endowed Faculty Chair at RSU Pryor and provided a major grant to assist with the expansion of the Pryor campus.
  • Nash and Dana Lamb Scholarship Endowment

The RSU Office of Development is the fund-raising arm of the institution and will work to maximize the university’s resources and leverage its effectiveness through obtaining the financial support of individuals, foundations and corporations.

The RSU Foundation is a 501c3 organization dedicated to supporting the educational mission of the university through private gifts. The foundation was established in 1973.

The Foundation and Office of Development work closely together and share a common purpose: to maximize the support of higher education.

Advancing Knowledge: A Worthy Endeavor

The mission of the Rogers State University Office of Development is without qualification:  to support RSU and to advance the pursuit of knowledge.

We would like you to join us in this endeavor?

Our daily work is to bring people together making connections between you, students currently engaged in the learning process, and future generations of young people.  

Through a flexible array of giving programs, the Office of Development is here to help you make a wise investment that will be gratifying to you, inspiring to others, and empowering to our students. Giving to Rogers State University is a steadfast endeavor – a way of educating the next generation of students and fostering the betterment of society.  

We also can show you how your investment will benefit you financially through professional portfolio management and tax and estate planning.

Developing the Individual, Advancing Society

Our mission – advancing the pursuit of knowledge – begins with the individual. The Office of Development provides the fundamental tools of education one student and one professor at a time through:

  • scholarships to help students focus on their studies and worry less about making ends meet.
  • faculty chair positions to attract the most distinguished faculty from across the nation.
  • safe, secure, and state-of-the-art facilities conducive to learning and student growth.
  • laboratories and equipment that simulate real-world conditions in a classroom environment.