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Nixon names Board of Governors

February 4, 2016

Gov. Jay Nixon appointed two new members to Truman State’s Board of Governors Jan. 5 to serve six-year terms. Nixon appointed Dr. Laura Crandall from Kirkwood, Missouri, and Jennifer Kopp Dameron from Kansas City, Missouri. As the highest policymaking body of […]

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New program emphasizes diversity on campus

February 3, 2016 and

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Student Affairs has collaboratively created a program intended to incentivize diversity and promote “The Art and Science of Inclusivity.” Spearheaded by Lou Ann Gilchrist, Vice President of Student Affairs, the program outlines events that […]

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New entrepreneurship club created

February 3, 2016

Although most people associate entrepreneurship with business or marketing, Truman State’s new club, Innovative Creative Entrepreneurship, wants to prove that it is a skill applicable to all students. ICE president junior Anthony Hill said the main goal […]

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Alumna Christianne Greiert comes to Truman

February 2, 2016

Truman State alumna Christianne Greiert started out watching episodes of “Full House” on TV with D.J., Stephanie and Michelle, who seemed like her real friends. Pretty soon, character after character, play after play, Greiert fell in love with […]

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Truman Newman Center recognized

February 2, 2016

Truman State’s Catholic Newman Center was ranked No. 33 on a list of the 50 best college Newman Centers published by Best College Reviews. Criteria for the rankings included student involvement, as well as spiritual and social opportunities provided to […]

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Syllabi include Title IX disclosure

January 31, 2016

As students returned to classes Jan. 11, many noticed a new section discussing Title IX and its implications in professors’ syllabi. Although Title IX originally began as a movement for gender equality in academic settings, the implications of Title IX have grown. Many Truman […]

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Aquadome obtains nonprofit status

January 29, 2016 and

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kirksville’s music venue, the Aquadome, can now take the necessary steps toward becoming a nonprofit organization. With the help of a concert fundraiser Jan. 16, the Aquadome raised enough to pay the $400 fee to file a 501(c)3, which is […]

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Blueprint Teams propose improvements

January 29, 2016

The faculty Blueprint Teams formed by University President Troy Paino have started meeting with Paino to discuss their submitted reports and finalize the contents in preparation for a February University-wide announcement. The teams submitted their reports Dec. 11 after […]