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UCM Foundation

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


Meet Linda Wade

Linda Wade, a native of Marshall, Mo., is a retired educator with more than 30 years of classroom and administrative experience. She taught for 15 years in Missouri and Texas before serving in Harlingen, Texas, as an assistant superintendent for 13 years and then as superintendent for eight years.

Linda graduated from UCM in 1970 with a BS in education and in 1980 with an MS in education. She earned her Ph.D. in leadership from the University of Texas-Austin in 1997. She has served as a board member for Boy Scouts of America, the American Heart Association and the Harlingen Housing Authority.

Linda and her husband, Larry, have two married sons and two granddaughters.

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