Mission Statement and Core Values

Mission Statement
“As part of Truman State University, Residence Life fosters the development of respect, responsibility, and accountability in our students. Within safe, comfortable, and intellectually engaging living communities, we nurture students to become productive citizens and life-long scholars.”
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Creating a place on campus and within the greater Kirksville community where residents have a safe place to call home.
fingerprintDiversity
Understanding and embracing the differences within ourselves and the world around us.
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Helping residents grow to become stronger people while exploring and defining their own values, ethics and identity.
quill and paperScholarship
Placing an emphasis on being a life long learner, while striving to create a love for learning and exploration.
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Support the people within our own and surrounding communities through volunteerism and compassion.
meditationWellness
Intentionally creating an atmosphere in which residents are exposed to information that will enable them to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Have any questions about Residence Life, Housing, or Dining?  Contact us at 660-785-4227 or reslife@truman.edu.