Truman was once again recognized as a top producer of U.S. Fulbright students for 2015-16 in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
The University tied in ranking sixth nationally among master’s institutions with a total of four Fulbright students. All four of Truman’s Fulbright recipients serve as English teaching assistants in schools or universities. Students and the countries for which they received grants include: Lauren Baker, Andorra; Paige Bergan, Spain; Brian Jacob, Germany; and Joey Meinert, Germany.
The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. A current objective of the program is to encourage participants to find innovative solutions to global issues such as climate change and pandemics.
Since its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 310,000 participants — chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential — with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.