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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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What's Happening at Truman

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

Homecoming 2022

Homecoming Celebrates “K-Vegas”

This year’s homecoming theme is “Welcome to the Fabulous K-Vegas,” and the philanthropy that all money raised will go to is Special Olympics of Northeast Missouri.

The week will start with a kick-off event and cornhole tournament at 4 p.m. Oct. 3 on the quad.

Missouri Capitol Building

Government Internships Available in Jefferson City

An informational meeting for the Spring 2022 Missouri Government Internship Program will take place at 5 p.m. Oct. 12 in McClain 210.

Telescope and night-time sky

Truman Partners with Community to Celebrate the Night Sky

Truman is collaborating with the Adair County Public Library and Thousand Hills State Park on a series of events to help everyone appreciate the wonders of the night sky.

Richard and Kathleen Theriault

Homecoming Celebration Honors Alumni

A proud Truman homecoming tradition is the recognition of alumni and friends who have made their mark on campus and in the world.

The Homecoming Celebration will be at 5 p.m. on Oct. 7 in the Student Union Building. The Dogs of Distinction awards are presented as a part of the Truman Alumni Association Homecoming Celebration.


JBA to Increase Staff for 2023

As the Joseph Baldwin Academy continues to grow, the popular summer program will add a new professional staff member for next year.


Truman Selected as Missouri’s “Hidden Gem”

Truman has been highlighted as one of the best colleges in the country based on a combination of factors including graduation and retention rates, student-to-faculty ratio, selectivity and the school’s financial health.

Echo 25 and Alumni Fellows

Echo 25 and Alumni Fellows Recognized on Campus

Thirty alumni were recognized for their post-graduation achievements, Sept. 23-24.

"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