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Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

University of Missouri

Columbia, Mo.



Founded in 1839, Missouri’s largest public research university houses the Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs and the school’s Rural Policy Research Institute, which analyzes the challenges, needs, and opportunities facing rural America. Funding augments 2010 support for a project to map and produce a detailed socioeconomic and demographic framework and develop an inventory of the capacity of the rural human-services delivery system.