Kirk Memorial at the south end of the Quad has been one of our campus
landmarks since 1940 and everyone is familiar with its white columns,
beautiful stained glass windows, domed roof and cupola, all topped with a
weathervane. But have you really looked at that weathervane in the
past few years? It hasn’t changed directions since the summer of 1996!
When we became Truman State University on July 1 that year, the weathervane
was welded in place to forever point northeast in honor of “Northeast
Missouri State”, our namein one form or another, for 77 years (1919-1996). A fitting