1 University Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63121 / Cake artist: UMSL Fine Arts students
University of Missouri St. Louis (UMSL) was founded in 1963, and it is the largest university in St. Louis with the largest current enrollment (avg. 17,000). It is also one of four universities in the University of Missouri (main base is in Columbia, MO; there is one in Spain) system. The university has several different programs (undergraduate and graduate): History, Arts, Economics, Social Work, etc. Its mascot is the ‘Tritons’. Notable alumni include actress Phyllis Smith, editor-in-chief of ESPN magazine Gary Belski, as well as several St. Louis and Missouri politicians.
Cake placement date: March 19
Where is the cake now?: It was moved sometime in mid-2015, and is now placed behind the Fine Arts Building (sits out back at end of parking lot on their patio) (October 2017)