Our People

Exemplary Leadership

At Truman, we exemplify the essence of leadership through a vibrant academic community guided by President Sue Thomas and the Truman State University Board of Governors.

Faculty That Inspire

Within an environment that blends support with challenge, distinguished professors encourage students to explore interconnecting perspectives and creative problem-solving approaches. These capabilities empower students to confidently navigate the ever-evolving landscape of opportunities that life presents.
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Students with Unique Drive

Intellectually engaged students arrive here with a willingness to be challenged and a desire to grow as leaders. They’re immersed in a quest for knowledge and self-improvement and are known for inspiring each other, caring about each other, and wanting to make the world better.
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Empowered Alumni Shaping Tomorrow

In line with the University’s vision, we’re dedicated to preparing engaged citizens adept at crafting creative solutions to challenges at every scale — local, state, national, and global. The comprehensive Truman experience equips our graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to lead effectively in any endeavor they choose to pursue throughout their lifetime.
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A Supportive Staff Behind You

All across campus, a network of supportive staff members are eager to assist you. Whether you’re seeking optimal group-study spots in the library, advice on career planning and exploration, or guidance on financial aid opportunities, our dedicated staff is here to ensure your path to success is well-guided.

Collaborative Boards

At Truman, various boards play a pivotal role in enriching the University’s mission and vision:


Having professors who are completely committed to teaching makes your education at Truman one that is personal, impactful, and rewarding. I can’t count the number of times that I’ve been deeply impacted by the immense care of the professors at Truman State!

Rachel Snyder, Class of 2020