Thursday, May 15, 2014

Editorial Explores Possible New Names for Middle Tennessee State University

A May 13, 2014 editorial by the Murfreesboro, TN Daily News Journal distills issues arising from discussions of possible new names for Middle Tennessee State University.

The institution was founded as Middle Tennessee State Normal School in 1909.  The name was changed to Middle Tennessee State Teachers College in 1926, to State Teachers College, Murfreesboro in 1929, to Middle Tennessee State College in 1941, and most recently to Middle Tennessee State University in 1965.