Southern Oregon University is a nationally-engaged learning community committed to being the educational provider of choice for learners throughout their lives. To achieve its aspirations in the coming years, SOU’s relationship with its philanthropic partners is critical. Private gifts are an important revenue source that allows the university to attract and retain the best and brightest faculty, provide scholarships, build first-class facilities, and continue the quality education and research programs that are the hallmark of SOU.
The faculty and staff at SOU are dedicated to ensuring the success of all students. Academic programs are challenging, creative, and practical, and students connect what they learn through internships, capstone projects, and research.
Support Student Scholarships
With a campus of more than 5,200 students and a culture of engaged faculty, the SOU community emphasizes diversity, inclusion, and focuses on preparing students to live and lead in a multicultural, global society.
Enhance Campus Facilities
Campus buildings, grounds, and facilities support the excellence of SOU’s academic life and the vitality of its extracurricular programs. In the coming years, SOU’s buildings will reflect the contemporary learning and teaching needs of today’s students and faculty members.