If you are looking for future leaders in business, politics, and life, you need to look towards Missouri says Time Magazine, here are the details...

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According to Time Magazine, the University of Missouri aka Mizzou, was named as one of the best colleges for future leaders. In an article published on Mizzou's website, they say...

"The University of Missouri was recently named No. 13 among all public universities on Time magazine’s inaugural Best Colleges for Future Leaders 2024 list. The award reaffirms Mizzou’s position as a higher education institution dedicated to shaping the lives of future leaders in the United States and beyond and comes on the heels of MU being named the seventh best value among all U.S. flagship universities by U.S. News & World Report."

To read more about Mizzou's mention in Time Magazine, click here!

Mizzou's past leaders

The University of Missouri is a terrific school and should absolutely be honored to be mentioned on this list by Time Magazine. But it got me thinking...Who are some of Mizzou's alumni to become leaders in their fields? According to the alumni page on Mizzou's website, people I would consider leaders in their field from Mizzou are...

Brad Pitt, is for sure a leading voice in Hollywood, the late great Tennessee Williams, one of America's best playwriters, Sam Walton the founder of Walmart, Stan Kroenke the owner of the LA Rams, US Senator Tim Kaine, Jim Lehrer the PBS News anchor, ohhh and William F. Baker the chief structural engineer of Burj Khalifa which is the world’s tallest man-made structure. To see the full list of alumni click here! 

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