Public universities develop the advanced workforce of the 21st century.
Public universities “teach the teachers.” Our graduates are educating the state’s next generation of leaders, from preschool through doctoral programs.
Public universities fuel the economic engine of Missouri every day of every year.
Public universities improve the quality of life in Missouri by providing public benefits, as well as personal benefits.
I encourage you to read and share this publication as we continue to make the case for investing in Missouri’s public universities.
Missouri’s 13 public four-year universities comprise the Council on Public Higher Education in Missouri (COPHE). Brian Long is the COPHE Director.