Truman State University has released the Fall 2012 President’s List. To qualify for this list, an undergraduate student must attain a semester 4.0 grade point average and must complete 12 semester hours of credit.
Founded in 1867, Truman is Missouri’s highly selective public liberal arts and sciences university. Truman has the highest graduation rates among Missouri’s public colleges and universities and approximately 50 percent of Truman’s graduates pursue an advanced degree immediately upon graduating. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine listed Truman at No. 19 on its list of 100 “Best Values in Public Colleges” and featured the University in the February 2013 issue. U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 edition of “Best Colleges” ranked Truman as the number one public university in the Midwest region and Truman was recognized in the Washington Monthly September/October 2012 magazine as the number six master’s university in the nation. Truman was the only public Missouri school on the entire Top 100 Master’s Universities list. The University, located in Kirksville, enrolls more than 6,100 students.
Area students include: Bowling Green: Jessica Ruth Holcomb, German, Biology; Amanda Grace Marshall, History; Lynnea Daye Wootten, Music, Pre-Education/Secondary. Eolia: Lacey Anastasia Reading, Nursing.