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Education Panel

Education PanelUlcca Joshi Hansen (NJ ’97) The First Amendment Lounge was packed on Saturday afternoon, and a spirited conversation was taking place about charter schools and the role they play in advancing urban education reform. In fine Truman form, the panelist avoided tired debates about whether charter schools are a good or bad educational phenomenon, […]

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From the Executive Secretary

From the Executive SecretaryFrederick G. Slabach (MS ’77) Congratulations to the Truman Scholars Association (TSA) on the phenomenally successful inaugural Truman Scholars National Conference in Washington, D.C. at the National Press Club. As I said at the conference banquet, “whoever you are and wherever you are on your path in public service, the Truman Foundation […]

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Inaugural Truman Scholars National Conference a Major Success

Inaugural Truman Scholars National Conference a Major SuccessJeff McLean (WI ’03) & James Gibson (AL ’02) The Truman Scholars National Conference, held June 19-21, 2009 in Washington DC, was by all accounts an incredible success. More than a year in the making, the conference brought together the largest group of Truman Scholars in one location […]

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