University Preps for Sesquicentennial

On Sept. 2, the University will officially be 150 years old. To celebrate the sesquicentennial anniversary, there will be a variety of activities throughout the 2017-18 academic year. Three main celebrations will take place this fall. For additional information and future updates, check out the sesquicentennial website at
University Sesquicentennial Kick-Off Celebration
Aug. 25
Community Thank You Celebration
Sept. 8
This event is sponsored by A.T. Still University (celebrating 125 years), the City of Kirksville (celebrating 175 years) and Truman.
Homecoming Celebration Activities
Oct. 9-14

To help celebrate this milestone anniversary, departments and organizations are encouraged to consider how any events they host may be tied into the 150th celebration, and they should work with the Office of Publications to incorporate the specially designed 150th logo into all printed materials and emails. Events should also be submitted to the Truman master calendar at  

Additionally, letterhead with the 150th logo can be used until June 30, 2018. For information about using the 150th logo and letterhead, email Winston Vanderhoof. Those who would like to incorporate the 150th celebration into their email signature can find details on how to do so at