KIRKSVILLE, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2006--Truman State
University has chosen U.S. Bank to be its campus bank card partner.
U.S. Bank will provide the technology for the banking functionality of
the school's multi-use identification card, called the Truman ID Card.
This new partnership includes a variety of optional U.S. Bank
financial products and services including checking accounts with no
minimum balance and no monthly maintenance fee for students, faculty
In addition to the new banking functionality, the Truman ID Card
already provides official campus identification for more than 6,000
students, faculty and staff. The card can be used to purchase meals on
campus, as a laundry debit card and as a library card. It also
provides access to the school's Recreation Center.
For cardholders who also choose to open an account at U.S. Bank,
the Truman ID Card will double as their ATM card on and off campus,
and can be used as a debit card at merchants in the United States that
accept Visa PIN debit. Two U.S. Bank branches are conveniently located
near the campus - one at 202 E. McPherson and the other at 2202 N.
"The U.S. Bank team is excited about the new U.S. Bank and Truman
State University partnership," said Ava Kaden, district retail manager
for U.S. Bank in Northeast Missouri. "Our local branch teams have
enjoyed working with students, faculty and staff and look forward to
expanding our services and opportunities to help them meet their
Truman State University is one of more than 30 colleges and
universities that partners with U.S. Bank for a campus banking
program. Others include Case Western Reserve University, Northern
Kentucky University, San Diego State University, Iowa State
University, Northwest Missouri State University, Xavier University and
Truman State University, founded in 1867, is Missouri's only
highly selective public liberal arts and sciences university. The
mission of Truman is to offer an exemplary undergraduate education to
well-prepared students, grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, in
the context of a public institution of higher education. Truman has
the highest overall graduation rate among all the public universities
in Missouri as calculated by Missouri's Coordinating Board for Higher
Education. More than 40 percent of Truman's graduates pursue an
advanced degree immediately upon receiving their bachelor's degree.
U.S. Bank is one of the top student banking institutions in the
nation, providing a comprehensive line of student banking products,
including campus ID card programs, student loans, Internet banking,
U.S. Bank student checking and savings, and Visa Buxx(R) prepaid
spending cards. For more information on these services, visit
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $217 billion, is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,462 banking offices and 4,943 ATMs, and provides a
comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment,
mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses
and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank.
Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bank Media Relations
Amy Frantti, 612-303-0733
Truman State University
Heidi Templeton, 660-785-4016
SOURCE: U.S. Bank