Campus

Options for Truman after January fire

March 21, 2019

After a fire on the south side of campus, Truman State University is looking at options for rebuilding the storage building. The fire broke out Jan. 24 in the Delaney and Baldwin Complex. After the […]

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Campus

Pickler Memorial Library updates complete

February 18, 2019

Truman State University’s Pickler Memorial Library has completely reopened after undergoing construction to update its fire alarm and sprinkler system. The library project began in summer 2018 and all major work was recently completed. Dave […]

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Administration

Truman opts into higher state minimum wage

February 4, 2019

Truman State University chose to opt in to the new Missouri state minimum wage of $8.60 per hour. Dave Rector, vice president for administration, finance and planning, said Truman was exempt from the wage increase, […]

Administration

Governor’s budget would keep Truman funding steady

January 30, 2019

Truman State University received a recommendation to be funded at the same level as fiscal year 2019. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has made his budget recommendations for the fiscal year 2020 to allocate funds to […]

Administration

State budget more than anticipated

August 16, 2018

After former Gov. Eric Greitens left office in June, the Missouri General Assembly and Gov. Mike Parson passed a budget restoring Truman’s appropriation to the same level of fiscal year 2018, about $39.5 million. […]

Baseball

Warning track completed for baseball

February 26, 2018

The warning track is the part of the baseball field that is closest to the wall or fence and is typically made of dirt instead of grass or artificial turf. It runs parallel to the ballpark’s wall and looks like a running track. […]

Opinions

Don’t form opinions based on sound bites

February 22, 2018

“Posts about the address racked up dozens of shares and retweets, as well as paragraphs-long analyses on Facebook,” writes Nicolas Telep, news text editor for The Index.

“This surprised me because I could count fewer than 10 students at the address who were not part of Student Government.” […]