Director of Media Relations, University Communications
Office: (417) 873-7390
Mobile: (417) 839-2886
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., August 20, 2009 — Drury University was recognized in the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges Guide as having one of the best first-year programs in the nation.
Drury is an independent University, church related, grounded in the liberal arts tradition and committed to personalized education in a community of scholars who value the arts of teaching and learning. Education at Drury seeks to cultivate spiritual sensibilities and imaginative faculties as well as ethical insight and critical thought; to foster the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge; and to liberate persons to participate responsibly in and contribute to a global community. For more information, visit www.drury.edu/strategicplan.
University Communications staff are available to news media 24 hours a day at (417) 839-2886. Visit the Office of University Communications online at http://news.drury.edu. Resources include a searchable Expert Guide, staff contacts and downloadable print-quality images and logos.