Alabama State University

      public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S. It is a historically black school, and its enrollment is predominantly African American. Alabama State offers bachelor's and master's degree programs in the schools of Music and Graduate Studies and colleges of Business Administration, Education, and Arts and Sciences. An educational specialist degree is available. University College provides academic services and a basic program of study to prepare new students for degree programs. Total enrollment is more than 5,600.

      Alabama State University began in 1867 as the Lincoln Normal School, a private school for African Americans in Marion. In 1874 the school was reorganized as a state-supported college. It moved to Montgomery in 1887. After years of steady growth and a series of name changes, Alabama State achieved university status in 1969. Among its graduates was civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy (Abernathy, Ralph David), cofounder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Alabama State University — Infobox University name = Alabama State University native name = image size = 150px caption = latin name = motto = Service is Sovereignty mottoeng = established = 1875 closed = type = Public, HBCU affiliation = endowment = officer in charge =… …   Wikipedia

  • Alabama State University — Die Alabama State University ist eine staatliche, ursprünglich afroamerikanische Universität in Montgomery im US Bundesstaat Alabama. Derzeit sind hier 5.600 Studenten eingeschrieben. Sie gehört zur Gruppe der Historischen afroamerikanischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alabama State University — large public university located in Montgomery (Alabama, USA) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • State university system — A state university system in the United States is a group of public universities supported by an individual U.S. state or a similar entity such as the District of Columbia. As there are no federally run colleges or universities in the United… …   Wikipedia

  • Alabama State Route 69 — Infobox road state=AL type=AL route=69 length mi=259 length ref= [ [ Highway Route Info Routes 1 25 ] ] length round= established= direction a=South direction b=North starting terminus= junction= ending terminus …   Wikipedia

  • state university — noun : a university maintained and administered by one of the states of the United States as part of the state public educational system * * * noun, pl ⋯ ties [count] : a university that is owned and run by one of the states of the U.S. as part… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alabama State Route 204 — Infobox road state=AL type=AL route=204 alternate name= length mi=10 length round= length ref= [ [ Highway Route Info Routes 201 225 ] ] established= direction a=West starting terminus= junction=… …   Wikipedia

  • Alabama State Route 267 — Infobox road state=AL type=AL route=267 alternate name=Shug Jordan Parkway length mi=5.1 length ref=Distances computed with Google Maps direction features on 2008 04 15.] length round=1 established=1986… …   Wikipedia

  • Alabama State Route 215 — Infobox road state=AL type=AL route=215 alternate name= length mi=8 length round= length ref= [ [ Highway Route Info Routes 201 225 ] ] established= direction a=South starting terminus= junction= at… …   Wikipedia

  • Alabama state elections, 2006 — On November 7, 2006, Alabama had elections for seven constitutional officers, a public service commissioner, all state senators, all state representatives, the supreme court and appeals courts, the state board of education, probate judges in all… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.