Supporting the Pursuit

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Amazing things are happening every day throughout our dynamic learning community on the Truman State University campus — but we couldn’t do it alone. With your help, we prepare informed, engaged, open-minded and socially responsible citizens — the type of students who become leaders committed to making a positive impact on the world. And when you make a gift to Truman, you strengthen the University’s national reputation for offering exceptionally high-quality academics at an affordable price.

Annual gifts help Truman compete for the brightest and best students, recruit and retain well-qualified faculty and staff, expand student research opportunities, provide new technology, and much more. Students’ lives are transformed through gifts that support scholarships. And planned gifts let you maximize your assets to make a larger gift than you might have thought possible. In addition, if you (or your spouse) work for a company that offers a matching gift program, you can increase the impact of your gift.

Your support preserves Truman’s legacy of excellence, opportunity, and affordability. Together, we are preparing a new generation for lives that matter.

Pursue the Future Campaign Exceeds Goal

In less than the allotted five years, Truman surpassed the $40 million goal in its “Pursue the Future” fundraising campaign.

Donor Stories

Truman’s generous donors are creating a meaningful difference in the lives of students. See how your gifts are providing an opportunity for students to pursue a bright future.
Jacob Bannister 2

Going forward, the money from this scholarship will help me to continue my studies at Truman by easing the financial stress that college can put on a student…After graduation, I plan to serve in the Peace Corps for a few years before attending law school. Once I graduate with my law degree, I intend to perform a mixture of law practice, sociological research, and pursue a political career in public office. Once more, I would like to thank you for making this scholarship and my educational dreams possible.

Jacob B, Recipient of the Phi Sigma Kappa Initiate Endowed Scholarship