Attending Truman State certainly has been one of the best decisions of my life. So many opportunities and memories come to mind when I think of why the past three years have been so transformative […]
During 1995 Northeast Missouri State adopted a new, statewide mission under University President Jack Magruder. The new mission provided a liberal arts foundation for the school while maintaining an affordable public education. With a new mission came a new name — Truman State University.
Harry S. Truman was the last president of the United States to take office without a college education, according to whitehouse.gov. Born in Lamar, Missouri, and raised in Independence, Missouri, Truman was raised in a farming environment and could not afford to go to college. […]