TSU hires SEM Works to address falling enrollment

October 31, 2018

Truman State University has seen a decrease in enrollment of full-time students. Last week, SEM Works, an enrollment management consulting firm, visited the campus to assess the University after being contracted to assist the University with the declining enrollment. […]


Truman looking to remove safety poles

October 29, 2018

The Department of Public Safety is considering the gradual removal of safety poles around campus as a result of low usage and the cost to maintain them. “I know that they’re a visual cue of security for people; however, they’re very rarely used,” Director of Public Safety Sara Holzmeier said. […]


Truman mourns loss of senior student

October 28, 2018

“The death of a peer is always difficult,” Stoskopf wrote in the email. “It may be helpful for you to talk about your thoughts and feelings in reaction to this situation with members of our close and caring campus community. There are faculty and staff who would be willing to talk with you and to share their perspectives on positive ways to cope with grief and uncertainty.” […]


Community responds to MO Hall

October 21, 2018

Burden also said the cafeteria, which opened in 1965, was in dire need of an upgrade. He said several of the fixtures like the salad bar, condiment bar and drinking station dated back to the 1990s, and the wires back in some areas were still running on fuses. […]


Walston selected as dean of Science and Math

October 20, 2018

Timothy Walston was selected as the dean of the School of Science and Mathematics after serving as interim for the past two years.
Truman State University began an internal search for a dean of the school after two external searches over four years failed. Walston had been serving as interim dean of the School of Science and Mathematics since July 2017. […]


Res Life, Sodexo proposes meal plan changes

October 19, 2018

Sodexo and the Office of Residence Life have been working on possible meal plan adjustments that could go into effect as early as the 2019-2020 school year.
Possible changes include allowing meal swipes at Chick-fil-A, opening one dining hall on Sunday nights, bumping the transfer value of a meal up from $3.75 to $4.00, getting rid of prorated weeks and increasing the number of board days to six. […]


Truman looking to hire

October 19, 2018

Truman State University is looking to fill up to 19 faculty and staff positions, including six open staff positions, three positions in student affairs and an estimated 10 faculty positions. […]


Truman enrolls above average number of LGBTQ students

October 14, 2018

Truman State University has an above average number of LGBTQ students when compared to other Missouri universities. This year, 20 percent of students at Truman identify as LGBTQ, which is higher than the 10-12 percent other Missouri universities have reported, said Janna Stoskopf, vice president for student affairs. […]