The purpose of the Athletic Hall of Fame is to recognize those individuals who have made exemplary and positive contributions to intercollegiate athletics and related areas and who will bring distinction to Southeast Missouri State University and the Department of Athletics.
The Hall of Fame should represent the entire Southeast community, including student-athletes, coaches, staff, donors and fans.
II. Hall of Fame Committee Membership
Membership of the committee will be appointed by the Director of Athletics and will total nine persons. The membership will consist of, but not be limited to, faculty members, staff members, coaching staff members, former athletes and Booster Club members. The Sports Information Director will always be a member of the committee.
Each member of the committee will serve for a period of three years. At the conclusion of the three year term, a member will be eligible to be reappointed by the Director of Athletics for a period of three years.
It shall be the responsibility of the Chairperson to establish necessary sub-committees to facilitate procedures of the Hall of Fame Committee.
The first chairperson will be appointed by the athletic director with any future chairperson to be chosen by the Hall of Fame Committee.
Individual - Achievement is of paramount importance
Non-Athletes - Coaches, Staff, Teams
All nominations should be sent to the sports information director who will distribute to individual members of the committee prior to a meeting to discuss and debate the nominations. Committee members may seek additional information from the person making the nomination or from the sports information director.
Once the nominees are discussed, a vote is taken on each nominee. It is a yes or no vote on induction to the Hall of Fame with a 2/3 majority yes vote of the committee necessary for induction. All nominations may be reconsidered each year for a period of five years from the original nomination.
All recommendations by the committee will be forwarded to the Director of Athletics who will review the recommendations and forward them to the President.