October Board of Governors Meeting Report

President's Office

  • October Board of Governors Meeting Report

    October 13, 2014

    Dear Colleagues: The Truman State University Board of Governors met this past Friday in conjunction with Truman Homecoming under the leadership of Board Chair Susan Plassmeyer. The Board had the opportunity to interact with members of the Foundation Board, the Alumni Board, and the Alumni Chapter and Club Leaders, who also met on Friday, as […]

  • Update on FY15 Budget

    September 11, 2014

    Dear Colleagues: We received word today that Governor Nixon has announced the release of $143.6 million for higher education institutions and local school districts due to the fact that the General Assembly did not override his vetoes of several tax cut bills. Truman’s withholding amounted to a little over 5% of our state appropriation or […]

  • Reform of Sexual Assault Policies and Procedures

    August 25, 2014

    Dear Faculty and Staff: We hope that your semester has gotten off to a great start. As you are most likely aware, colleges and universities have been under increased scrutiny regarding the handling of Title IX offenses including sexual assault. Title IX is a federal law prohibiting sexual discrimination in educational institutions that receive federal […]

  • Start of Academic Year Updates

    August 20, 2014

    Dear Colleagues: As you all begin classes tomorrow, I wanted to share the following updates. • As a reminder, the Governor withheld higher education’s performance funding in anticipation of reduced state revenue after the passage of several tax cut bills in the General Assembly. Although the Governor vetoed these bills, the General Assembly is planning […]

  • Start of Academic Year Events and August Board of Governors Recap

    August 5, 2014

    Dear Colleagues: In less than two weeks we will begin a new academic year with a new class of freshmen and transfer students converging on the Truman campus. I hope each of you had a productive and restorative summer and that you are as excited as I am to begin a new academic year. I […]

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