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UCM Foundation

Smiser Alumni Center
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8000
Toll Free: 866.752.7257


Meet Jody Ritter

As an administrative assistant for the UCM Foundation, Jody Ritter enjoys the challenge of working in a continually changing environment and the pleasure of working with friendly people.

Jody has worked in several different positions at UCM and has won awards for her efficiency, dedication, teamwork and excellent customer service. Originally from Lincoln, Neb., Jody has been married to her husband, Olen, for more than 40 years and has three children and four grandchildren. She has been the director of children's church for more than 15 years and volunteers her time to different charitable fundraising efforts. 

In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities, especially with her grandchildren.

Recent Gifts Helping UCM Students

  • $20,000 for social work senior scholarship
  • $11,054 for Mules Golf
  • $14,762 to KMOS
  • $450,000 charitable gift annuity to benefit art department
  • $15,275 in-kind gift for art department
  • $10,000 for Mules Baseball
  • $10,701 for GA Athletic Training
  • $12,000 to Wrestling Practice Room Construction
  • $33,300 to female agriculture scholarship