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UCM Foundation

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


Meet Susie Wetzel

Susie Wetzel, longtime resident of Clinton, Mo., spends most of her time volunteering in the community and enjoying her six grandchildren. She has been married to Gus Wetzel, a practicing surgeon and a member of the UCM Board of Governors, for more than 42 years.

She graduated from the University of Alabama with a BA in history and English and taught middle school in Clinton before staying home to raise her four children: Courtney, Allison, Jack and Sissy. Susie is a member of the PEO Sisterhood and the Clinton United Methodist Church, where she has served on many boards and taught Sunday School.

She has served on the Clinton Board of Education as treasurer and has always had a strong interest in public education. For 30 years, Susie has served on the Christmas Cheer Committee, which helps the less fortunate in Henry County at Christmas serving more than 800 families this past year.

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