Chris Holmes (’90), a journalism teacher at Hazelwood West High School near St. Louis, was named the state’s Teacher of the Year in August.
Although Truman was founded as a school for teachers and has grown into a nationally recognized university, it does not cater exclusively to undergraduate and graduate students.
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
Around the Quad
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
During the Homecoming Banquet in October, there was one table of attendees that could boast more than a century of teaching experience. Clifton Ray (’69, ’76) returned to campus to see Sam Nugent inducted into the Truman Athletics Hall of Fame. Nugent served in the roles of head baseball coach, head football athletic trainer and