Monthly Archives: October 2020

COVID-19: Voting on November 3

October 30, 2020

Make a Plan for Voting During COVID All registered voters are reminded and encouraged to participate in the Nov. 3 election. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Anyone in line at the closing time of 7 p.m. will have the right to cast their vote. Students are eligible to vote in the […]

COVID-19: Spring Semester Update

October 29, 2020

Truman to Follow Original Spring Semester Schedule Truman will begin the spring semester Jan. 11, while continuing to follow the same safety protocols in place since the start of the academic year. As with the fall semester, classes will be offered in multiple formats, including in person, online, and a hybrid combination. The set-up for […]

COVID-19 Update: Coping During COVID – Tips and Strategies for Getting Through the End of the Semester

October 26, 2020

The last few weeks of the semester are always some of the toughest, but Fall 2020 has been especially challenging.  Your stress level might be higher than usual.  Your usual coping strategies might feel worn out.  You might feel worn out too.  But no matter what, we truly are in this together, and as we […]

Homecoming Recap and October Board of Governors Meeting

Dear Colleagues: Truman Homecoming 2020 “Close or Apart, We are Bulldogs at Heart” was a wonderful celebration thanks to all of you!  While a number of the traditional Homecoming events were cancelled due to the pandemic, I was delighted that many of our students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends participated in multiple socially distanced and […]

COVID-19 Update: This Semester is Like a Marathon

October 23, 2020

Dear Truman Community: We are completing our tenth week on campus and that is certainly something to celebrate!  While the semester has been challenging and exhausting, being together has given us a cherished opportunity to create impactful and transformative curricular and co-curricular experiences that are hallmarks of a Truman education. However, with COVID-19 cases surging […]