Welcome, Alumni and Friends of Arts and Science
You are a member of the largest, oldest, most-diverse college at the University of Missouri, the Art and Soul of Mizzou. We have educated over 70,000 students in areas such as music, mathematics, philosophy and all that falls in between. In 2008-09, 1,400 liberal-arts graduates transitioned from ambitious students to passionate alumni.
Board member Wally Pfeffer at the 2011 Alumni Association Spring Fling
Arts and Science Alumni Organization
The ASAO is an affiliate of the Mizzou Alumni Association (MAA), an independent, not-for-profit educational corporation.
Join the MAA/ASAO and become a part of the College of Arts and Science alumni community. When you sign up, choose the College of Arts & Science as your preferred school. This provides the college with extra funding, and you will be automatically enrolled as a member of the ASAO.
Graduates, students, former students, faculty members, former faculty, and others interested in the College of Arts and Science are eligible to join.
The Arts and Science Alumni Organization is accepting applications for new board members. You will experience leadership and networking opportunities when you become a board member. Plus, it's a great way to stay connected with the college and continue your Arts and Science experience.
- Leadership opportunities
- Discounts on Mizzou and other merchandise
- Invitations to special members-only events
- Free annual wall calendar
- Campus news and updates
- Access to select MU Library online databases
- Discount on Mizzou Legacy Walk bricks
- Three-month free membership in MU’s University Club
- Free Tiger Locator searches
Of our many notable alumni, here are just a few:
- Walter Bargen, Missouri’s first Poet Laureate
- Tom Berenger, actor
- James Lee Burke, author
- Candy Coburn, country singer
- Chris Cooper, actor
- Linda Godwin, astronaut
- Gen. John Gordon, Deputy Director, Central Intelligence Agency
- Jon Hamm, actor
- William Least Heat Moon, author
- Hon. Timothy M. Kaine, governor of Virginia
- Hon. Ted Kulongoski, governor of Oregon
- Claire McCaskill, U.S. senator
- Hon. Jay Nixon, governor of Missouri
- Howard G. Richards Jr., former Dallas Cowboy
- George C. Scott, actor
- Ike Skelton, U.S. congressman
- Matthew Taylor, Grammy Award-winning graphic artist
The ASAO Executive Board
Any ASAO member who wants to take a more active role in supporting the college may serve on the board. The board hosts networking events, provides funding for educational and faculty research needs, sponsors affiliate organizations and clubs, and promotes the college.
ASAO Executive Board Members
Contact Amanda Schlink