• A Day in Truman’s History: Mission Change Legislation

    Twenty years ago on June 20, 1985, Gov. John Ashcroft signed legislation effective Jan. 1, 1986, that changed the University mission from a regional university to a statewide public liberal arts and science university.
  • Department of Public Safety Receives Grant

    The Truman State University Department of Public Safety (DPS) recently received a grant from Wal-Mart to purchase a Cannondale Manitou police mountain bike and equipment from Big Shark Bicycle Company in St. Louis.
  • Murray Wins Ken B. Jones Award

    Sara Murray, a senior health science major and women’s soccer player from Eden Prairie, Minn., was awarded the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association’s top honor bestowed on a student-athlete. She was named the women’s recipient of the Ken B. Jones Award at the conference’s annual awards banquet in Kansas City, Mo., in early June. Murray was the first Truman student-athlete to win the award since 1999-2000 and the first women’s student-athlete from Truman, in the 12 year history of the award.
  • Truman’s 21st Annual Joseph Baldwin Academy Brings Gifted Students to Campus

    Junior high level students from across the United States recently arrived on the Truman campus for the first session of the Joseph Baldwin Academy for Eminent Young Scholars.