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Ranked the #1 Public School in the Midwest for 26 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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What's Happening at Truman

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

Library Employee’s Courtesy Leads to Murder Case Resolution

A simple phone call, a little bit of digging, a quick scan followed by an email, then on to the next task. Daniel Titus didn’t give the matter a second thought, until he found out five years later his efforts played a small part in solving a decades-old murder case 1,200 miles away.

Julie L. Moore

Ofstad Series to Feature Award-winning Poet

The Ofstad Reading Series will host scholar Julie L. Moore at 7 p.m. March 6 in Student Union Building Alumni Room.

Baldwin Hall

Alumni to Perform at Lyceum Event

The multiple Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Kansas City Chorale will perform the next Kohlenberg Lyceum Series event at 7 p.m. March 5 in Baldwin Hall Auditorium.

Members of Truman's Forensics Team making the Bulldog sign with their hands

Forensics Earns Second Place Overall at State Championship

The Truman Forensics Team competed at the Missouri Association of Forensic Activities (MAFA) State Championship tournament earning a second-place overall team finish out of 19 schools and more than 300 entries at the tournament, Feb. 9-10.

Rachel E. Humphrey, Mark Fellows, Matthew Bacon and Tyler Morgan

TRU-Biz Forum Welcomes Leadership Experts

The School of Business is hosting its third TRU-Biz Forum at 3:30 p.m. March 20 in Violette Hall 1000.

"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