Don Bindner (’92)
Don Bindner is a 1992 graduate of Truman State University, earning a bachelor of science in mathematics and a minor in computer science; he teaches mathematics and computer science courses at Truman. While a student at Truman, Bindner was involved in Cantoria, a select vocal ensemble, and the Association for Computing Machinery. Bindner graduated Magna Cum Laude with departmental honors.
After graduating from Truman, Bindner received a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Georgia in 2001. While working on his Ph.D. at Georgia, he taught mathematics and graduate internship courses. He began teaching and mentoring undergraduate mathematics research at Truman in 1998.
Bindner has received many awards ranging from University of Georgia Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, University of Georgia Mathematics Excellence in Teaching Award, to Truman State University Educator of the Year semi-finalist. He is also the co-author of two published mathematics textbooks.
Bindner is involved in many areas of the campus, ranging from advising organizations to teaching Joseph Baldwin Academy courses. He is currently serves as the president of the Northeast Missouri Alumni Chapter. His hobbies include swing dancing, amateur radio and electronics.