Missouri 2021 is excited to announce Missouri State University as the newest member of the Bicentennial Alliance. MSU brings new supporters for Missouri’s Bicentennial, including higher education faculty, staff, and students from across Missouri and the United States.
“Missouri State University is honored to partner with the Bicentennial Alliance to celebrate our past, present and future,” said Lori Fan, Executive Director of Alumni Relations
Founded in 1905 as the Fourth District Normal School, Missouri State University (MSU) has played a significant role in the state’s progress, innovation, and creativity. To commemorate the Missouri Bicentennial, MSU will host a series of publicly available webinars beginning January 2021 to explore and contemplate what’s next for our state. Missouri and MSU: A shared past. A vision for the future. will examine topics important to the growth of Missouri – including agriculture, diversity and inclusion, education trends, health care, Missouri caves, and technology – and explore how MSU and its partners will have an effect on the state today, tomorrow and for decades to come.
Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive metropolitan system with a statewide mission in public affairs, whose purpose is to develop educated persons. The university’s identity is distinguished by its public affairs mission, which entails a campus-wide commitment to foster expertise and responsibility in ethical leadership, cultural competence, and community engagement.
The Bicentennial Alliance is a coalition of statewide non-profit organizations and government agencies working together to develop and promote statewide projects commemorating the Missouri Bicentennial.