Thomas Edison State College announced a change in name on January 11, 2016 to become Thomas Edison State University. The institution located in Trenton, NJ was initially founded in 1972. The change caps a process that was started back in December, 2014.
Kevin Shea and Christina Rojas wrote separate pieces on the change for NJ.com. Shea's reporting appeared under the headline, "Thomas Edison State 'University' announces states, name change."
Rojas explores more of the details leading up to the change in "Why N.J. college for adults was upgraded to university status."