Reference Education Colleges and Universities North America United States Arkansas Henderson State University
Henderson State University has a unique history. The only Arkansas university which has been controlled by both Church and State, it is the only public one named for an individual. Of the nine Arkansas public universities, Henderson is one of only two originally established as a four-year, degree-conferring institution and is the second oldest university under state control. The University has operated for a century under six names: Arkadelphia Methodist College (1890-1904), Henderson College (1904-1911), Henderson-Brown College (1911-1929), Henderson State Teachers College (1929-1967), Henderson State College (1967-1975) and Henderson State University (1975-). Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
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