A liberal arts education is deeply rooted in the freedom to engage in meaningful, life-changing conversation and debate. This section is devoted to engagement in healthy conversation over hot topics in today’s society such as the opioid crisis, politics, modified foods and euthanasia to name a few.
To submit a relevant social issue for discussion, visit www.drury.edu/perspectives.
BY COREY RITTER ’15, UNIVERSITY WRITER/EDITOR In her near-150 years, Drury’s 18 presidents have each brought with them a definitive and unique “new” generation to the university. Though each new generation was largely inspired by the administration, external factors such as war and the Civil Rights Movement also played key roles in defining our curriculum, […]
BY DAVID HINSON, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF OF STAFF, COO, CIO This spring, I had the pleasure of speaking to a class of accounting information systems students in the Breech School of Business about how technology is supported here at Drury. During our question and answer session, a student asked: “How has technology changed campus […]
BY GREG KATSKI, DIRECTOR OF MARKETING FOR CCPS Loretta Mask graduated from Drury University’s St. Robert campus in May. It’s a major achievement for most, but when Mask walked at commencement and received her bachelor’s degree in general studies, the moment was even more monumental. After transferring from two previous universities, attending college on and off […]
BY EMELIA ENQUIST ’14, WEB EDITOR Google will autocomplete any query you begin, based on the popularity of real people’s real searches. Let’s do some internet trawling…
About This Issue
From a new campus master plan to academic reenvisioning, Drury University is in an exciting period of regeneration and rejuvenation on all fronts. Each fall, more students come to Drury seeking academic excellence and the Drury experience we all know so well — and we are proud to share our history and our “regenerated” and “rejuvenated” future with them, with you.
In this issue, we delve deep into Drury’s rich history, the future of technology and what it all means in today’s ever-changing society. Each story shares the views of those who have come before us and those who will follow in our footsteps long after we are gone. Join us in celebrating our past, present and fruitful future.