Alpha Nu-University of Missouri

Richard C. Sommer
Alumni Advisor

“I began my affiliation with Alpha Nu, as Chapter Advisor in November, 1999.”

BS Ed ’69, MSPA ’79 and MSPH ’84 (Univ of Missouri)

Employed as Hospital Executive and CEO, retired in 2008, currently employed part-time as Executive in Residence, MU School of Medicine, Health Management and Informatics program. Retired US Army Reserve, LTC, Medical Service Corps.

Reside in Columbia with wife Barb. (BS Ed MU 1974). Two Children, son Devon resides in Portland Oregon with wife Kristi and 3 children, daughter Gretchen resides in Columbia, with her son.



Ralph E. Turner
Alumni Advisor

“I began my affiliation with Alpha Nu, as Alumni Advisor in 2002. I was initiated at Gamma Chi Chapter (Oklahoma State) on April 15, 1966.”

SMC at Epsilon Omega Chapter (East Central Univ), 1968
Regional President, 1971-72
National Vice-President, 1972-74
Chapter Advisor, Beta Omicron Chapter (Univ of Okla), 1971-72
Charter Member and President of Kansas City Alumni Assoc., 1976-78
Alumni Advisor, Beta Gamma Chapter (Univ of Kansas), 1977
Alumni Advisor, Zeta Zeta Chapter (Southwestern State Univ), 1982-87

Married to my wife Linda for 40 years with two sons: Scott (Boulder, CO) and Brett (Tulsa, OK).


Matt Rau
Academic Advisor

“I becameScreen Shot 2016-04-29 at 1.09.03 PM affiliated with Alpha Nu when i transferred From Lambda Mu in 2010. After Graduating and returning to work at the University, I was lucky enough to be able to serve as Alpha Nu’s Alumni Academic Advisor.”

Currently working on his Master of Public Affairs degree and is a Graduate Assistant with the Missouri Student Unions.