Services Planned for Charles McClain

Services Planned for Charles McClain

April 13, 2015

Charles McClainDr. Charles J. McClain, president emeritus, passed away April 9, 2015 in Columbia, Mo. Acelebration of his life is scheduled for 2 p.m. April 16 at the Missouri United Methodist Church located at 204 S. 9th Street in Columbia.

Hailed by many as a legend in higher education in the state of Missouri, McClain’s extraordinary vision and leadership as president of Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman State University), from 1970 to 1989, helped transform the school into Missouri’s only highly selective, public liberal arts and sciences university.

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