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Ranked the #1 Public School in the Midwest for 25 Consecutive Years

Truman graduates work for the best companies in the world, attend the best graduate schools and earn nearly $10,000 more than the national average.

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Check out all the great things happening around campus and throughout our community.

Truman alumni (from left) Kristina Kohl, Matthew Matheney and Lindsey Watson are each a finalist for the Missouri Teacher of the Year Award.

Three Alumni Among Teacher of the Year Finalists

Kristina Kohl, Matthew Matheney, and Lindsey Watson all advanced to the finals for the 2022 Missouri Teacher of the Year award. The program recognizes the efforts of effective teachers who work tirelessly to provide a high-quality education to their students.


New Programs Honor Alumni

Truman will recognize its inaugural class of Echo 25 and Alumni Fellows honorees on Sept. 24.

Sam Guth, Physical Plant director; Jane Parker of Ameren Missouri; Mike Garzanelli, comptroller

Energy-Efficient Upgrades Earn Financial Bonus

Truman earned more than $48,000 in incentives by participating in Ameren’s BizSaver program, which offers financial incentives for energy-efficient projects.

Theatre Season Opens with “The Revolutionists”

Truman Theatre’s first production of the year will be “The Revoluntionists” by Lauren Gunderson and will run nightly at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28-Oct. 1 in the James G. Severns Theatre.

Andrea Jurjevic

Refugee to Share Experiences Through Poetry

“In Love and War: An Evening of Poetry with Andrea Jurjevic,” will take place from 7-8 p.m. Oct. 6 in Baldwin Hall Little Theatre.

Nursing Participates in “The Nurse Antigone”

The Nursing Department is hosting one of the ground sites for the national presentation of “The Nurse Antigone” at 5 p.m. Sept. 21 via Zoom.

Philosophy and Religion Conference Call for Papers

The 32nd Annual Philosophy and Religion Conference will take place Nov. 5 on campus.

Luke Ritter

Historian to Discuss American Immigration

Historian Luke Ritter will give the Kohlenberg-Towne Lecture at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6 in Violette Hall 1010.

"Truman is a liberal arts and sciences school that gives you a vast array of skills that prepare you for the future."
Mitchell Heberer

Class of ‘21