• The University During War The atmosphere on campus in the late 1930s and early 1940s was an interesting mix of anxiousness and obliviousness. War loomed, and while the general consensus was that the United States would eventually become involved, many on campus chose not to think about what was in store.
    The University During War The atmosphere on campus in the late 1930s and early 1940s was an interesting mix of anxiousness and obliviousness. War loomed, and while the general consensus was that the United States would eventually become involved, many on campus chose not to think about what was in store.
  • Lifelong Educators Return to Campus
    Lifelong Educators Return to Campus
  • Head of the Class Long before the colors of purple and white were adopted in 1902, or the bulldog was made the school’s mascot in 1915, the University already had a well-established history. Above all else, it was a place to train teachers for public schools.
    Head of the Class Long before the colors of purple and white were adopted in 1902, or the bulldog was made the school’s mascot in 1915, the University already had a well-established history. Above all else, it was a place to train teachers for public schools.
  • Teaching Career Begins in Greece Growing up, Truman student Mia Pohlman always wanted to be a teacher.
    Teaching Career Begins in Greece Growing up, Truman student Mia Pohlman always wanted to be a teacher.

University Continues to Shine in National Spotlight

Truman began the school year with impressive showings in two separate national publications. September saw Truman run its streak at the top of the U.S. News & World Report Best College rankings to 18 consecutive years. Truman was the No. 1 public university in the Midwest Regional category, and tied for the No. 9 spot

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Cross Country

The Bulldog men were led by senior Brad Hart who earned all-conference honors with a sixth-place finish at the GLVC Championships in November. Hart was the first Bulldog runner to cross the finish line in all seven races in the fall and was the first overall runner in both the Haskell Indian Nations Invite and

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Once a Teacher, Always a Teacher

Ron Thomas (’65) exemplifies Truman’s long-standing history of excellence in education. From a blue-collar background, to Bulldog pride, to technical college president, Thomas proves that pursuing a career in education and helping people are one and the same. Growing up in a manufacturing community in Illinois, Thomas knew he wanted to pursue a different career

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Del and Norma Robison Planetarium and Multimedia Theater Now Open

  Through a partnership of University resources and private contributions, the Del and Norma Robison Planetarium and Multimedia Theater at Truman was unveiled to the public during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Homecoming. Located in Magruder Hall, the Planetarium enhances Truman’s educational mission as a liberal arts and sciences institution and strengthens the regional recruitment of

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Alumni Travel Program to Visit France

This year the Truman Alumni Travel Program is headed on a Parisian getaway. Want to avoid the hassle? The Alumni Travel Program offers worry-free vacations to breathtaking destinations. Prices are competitive and include many of your meals. Not only that, but you have a representative from Truman with you, answering questions and helping prepare you

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