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Michael L. Faust Center for Alumni and Friends

The Michael L. Faust Center for Alumni and Friends, located at 640 College Avenue, just south of the University campus and its historic Thomas Gaunt House, is the center of activity for the Office of University Advancement, the Northwest Foundation and the Northwest Alumni Association. 

Known to local residents as the Townsend home, a group of Northwest alumni purchased the property in 1980 with the vision of making it a permanent home for alumni activities and services. 

Beautifully restored within its original architectural structure and high standards, the Faust Center for Alumni and Friends is the focus for University and alumni activities, including many special occasions during the University's annual homecoming celebration, the holiday season and throughout the academic year. Annually, thousands of Bearcats enjoy the warmth and ambiance of the residence that has truly become the home of all Northwest Alumni. 

To read more about the Michael L. Faust Center for Alumni and Friends, its namesake and the building's renovation and expansion in 2017, please visit  https://www.nwmissouri.edu/media/news/2017/10/20faustcenterdedication.htm

The Faust Center for Alumni and Friends is owned and maintained by the Northwest Foundation, Inc. Its purchase, renovations and repairs have all been made possible solely through private contributions.