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Event Details


50th Anniversary Celebration of University Status

01/17/2017, 10:00 AM

Administration Building Lobby



Chancellor Doug Whitlock invites everyone to a reception in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the institution's attainment of university status.

On Jan. 17, 1967, Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller signed legislation renaming Arkansas State College to Arkansas State University as President Carl R. Reng, Student Government President Ray Hall Jr., and many local and area legislators looked on.

After brief comments, cake and coffee will be served.