Campus

Graduation to be held in person

March 25, 2021

Truman State University is dividing its spring 2021 commencement into seven ceremonies across two days, which will allow guests to attend in-person in a limited capacity.  The spring 2021 commencement ceremony plan was announced to […]

Administration

Fifteen Truman faculty, staff retire

April 23, 2019

Fifteen faculty and staff members have retired or are set to retire from Truman State University this year. There were fewer retirees this year than usual and Sally Herleth, executive director of human resources, said […]

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Administration

Gooch looking forward after two years as Provost

March 11, 2019

Janet Gooch, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost, said she has learned a lot about Truman State University as she approaches the two-year mark in her current position. Since Gooch took office, Truman […]

Campus

JED announces strategic plan

February 16, 2019

A plan to address mental health on Truman State University’s campus was announced Monday with the results of the Healthy Minds Survey. Since officially partnering with the Jed Foundation in fall 2017, Truman’s JED committee […]

Campus

Truman, SLU discuss joint law degree

February 26, 2018

Janet Gooch, vice president for academic affairs and provost, said the universities are discussing a three-plus-three program, meaning students would attend their first three years for an undergraduate degree at Truman, then transfer to SLU where their first year of law school would count as the final year of undergraduate studies. […]

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.” […]