Kansas City Alumni Chapter

The Kansas City Alumni Chapter is an active one. Whether we’re welcoming students at our annual Student Send-Off, hitting the course for the Golf Fore Scholarships tournament, or checking out a local brewery you can bet we’re always keeping busy!

If you’re new to the area or just miss your days at Truman, you’ve come to the right place. While we’re always ready to go out and explore the KC metro area, part of our hearts are still in good ol’ Kirksville. Discover new things to do in KC while enjoying the company of your fellow Bulldogs!

2018 Chapter Events:

  • January 15: National Day of Service, Rose Brooks
  • February 18: Trivia Night
  • February 18: Mavericks Hockey Game
  • February 24: Accepted Student Event
  • March 18: TruCare Service Event, Harvesters
  • March 24: Truman vs. William Jewell Baseball Game & Tailgate
  • April 18: Union Station Science City & Planetarium Event
  • May 18: Brewery Event (Welcome May Grads!)
  • July 18: Golf FORE Scholarship Tournament
  • July 18: Sporting KC Event
  • August 11: Royals vs. Cardinals Game with Tailgate
  • August 18: New Student Send-Off
  • September 18: Truman vs. William Jewell Volleyball Game with Happy Hour
  • December 18: KC Chapter Banquet

Chapter Leadership:

  • Angela Crawford (’08), President
  • Hope (Slaby) Harms (’07), Vice President & Alumni Board Representative
  • JoEllen (Flanagan) Engelbart (’11), Secretary, Service Events Chair, End of Year Banquet Chair
  • Nate White (’10, ’11), Treasurer
  • Kristin Marshall (’12), Cultural Events Chair
  • Caleb Russell (’11), Golf Tournament Chair
  • Ryan Shreve (’02),  Scholarship Committee Chair
  • Ashley Burden (’06), Social Events Chair
  • Brad Dowd (’94), Truman Athletics Event Chair
  • Jacob Funke (’10), Incoming Student Events Chair
  • Alison Mayer (’05), Professional Athletics Events Chair

For more information, please contact Angela Crawford (’08) or the Office of Advancement at 800.452.6678.

The Chapter is looking for more volunteers! Please contact Truman’s Office of Advancement at 800-452-6678 for more information or complete the online Volunteer Application.


After graduation I moved to a new metro area. Connecting with other alumni in the Kansas City area has helped me discover some of the city’s best places for entertainment, shopping, dining and exploring. Joining the alumni chapter and participating in various events has been great because our Truman experience is an instant ice breaker.

Hope Harms ('07), National Alumni Board Representative for Kansas City

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