From the President

President Todd Parnell in Pictures From the President RECONCILIATION, CHANGE AND HOPE ARE AT THE HEART OF OUR SHARED VISION FOR DRURY’S FUTURE. We envision: A Drury that is regionally […]


Drury Lane News

Registrar Gale Boutwell Receives Honorary Degree Gale Boutwell has worked at Drury University for more than four decades. Drury honored her with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at the […]


Drury Athletics Reaches New Heights

Swimming & Diving National Champions In 2012, Drury University’s Swimming and Diving teams were denied a fourth consecutive sweep of the men’s and women’s NCAA Division II titles by…one….point. At […]


New Life at Drury

By Cassy Cochrun ’10 Drury promises students a beautiful campus, first-rate academics, award-winning programs, and – arguably a decision-making factor when a student is choosing a college or university – […]


New Faculty

Heidi Backes Assistant Professor of Spanish Heidi joins Drury from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Ph.D. – Spanish Literature – University of Wisconsin – Madison M.A. – University of Wisconsin – […]


New Classes

From analyzing how attorneys are portrayed in books and movies to comparing French baguettes with American sandwich bread, Drury students have a large field of new and interesting classes to […]


Department News & Notes

AWARDS & ACCOLADES Architecture Former Hammons School of Architecture director and professor of architecture Michael J. Buono was honored by the American Institute of Architects’ Springfield Component with an Outstanding […]


Office Hours with Dr. Greg Ojakangas

Dr. Greg Ojakangas thrives in his busy office. A familiar face at Drury since 1996, Ojakangas teaches courses in environmental geoscience and physics. After earning his doctorate in planetary science […]


Class Notes: Beyond the Lane

1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s 1940s Betty (Cole) Dukert ’49 (Bethesda, Md.) was inducted into the Springfield, Missouri Public Schools […]


Where Are They Now?

Drury Art Major Creates a Museum that Happens to be a Restaurant By Megan Waterman Jim Chappell ’65, owner of Chappell’s Restaurant and Sports Museum in Kansas City, surrounds himself […]


News and Notes from the Martin Alumni Center

Notable & Newsworthy: Alumni in the Spotlight Carolyn Helman Lichtenberg Crest Award Cindi Arnett Hemm ’77 received the Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women’s prestigious Carolyn Helman Lichtenberg Crest Award in […]


The Last Word: Dr. Jo Van Arkel

If you go on YouTube you can find a video of Hugh Jackman (a.k.a. Wolverine) in a white tux high kicking with a Rockette and singing the song “Everything Old […]