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2012 Memphis Fall Spor ts University For the past 100 years, the University of Memphis has been a catalyst for progress in the city of Memphis, the state of Tennessee and the surrounding Mid-South region. From its inception in 1912 as a “normal school” dedicated to the education of public school teachers to its role today as an educator of technologically savvy, socially conscious graduates who face a complex world, the U of M has always been an integral component of the greater community. Exceptional students from 46 states and 99 countries choose the University of Memphis as their collegiate home. Approximately 23,000 students attend the U of M, including more than 2,400 first-time freshmen and 2,700 students who live on campus in university housing. As a doctoral-granting metropolitan research university, the University is committed to excellence in undergraduate, graduate and professional education; in the discovery and dissemination of knowledge; in engaged scholarship to the metropolitan community, state and nation; and in the preparation of a diverse student population for successful careers and meaningful participation in a global society. Ever forward looking, the University of Memphis is poised to enter one of its most historic and productive periods. As the university continues to celebrate its 100th anniversary this year, its faculty, staff, alumni and benefactors have never been more willing, able and generous in their efforts to build an academic environment that makes a lifelong impact. The University’s strategic plan addresses its goals. Foremost among these is the ability to recruit outstanding faculty, enroll motivated students and provide distinctive learning experiences so its students are prepared for successful and meaningful participation in a diverse society. Currently, the U of M offers 17 bachelor’s degrees in more than 50 areas of study, master’s degrees in 55 subjects and doctoral degrees in 25 disciplines. It also offers a specialist’s degree in education, a juris doctorate in law and 21 graduate certificates. Degree programs at the University of Memphis are divided into 10 colleges and schools – College of Arts and Sciences, Fogelman College of Business and Economics, College of Communication and Fine Arts, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, Herff College of Engineering, the School of Public Health, University College, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Loewenberg School of Nursing, and the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

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For academically ambitious and talented students, the Helen Hardin Honors Program at the University of Memphis combines the best of a small liberal arts school with the wide-ranging opportunities of a large, nationally-recognized research university. With more than 1,700 students participating in fall 2011, the honors program, now in its 39th year, is the largest honors program in the state of Tennessee. In addition to the main campus in the heart of East Memphis, the University of Memphis opened a campus in Jackson, Tenn., in fall 2011 at what was formerly Lambuth University. It also has off-site campuses and teaching sites in Bartlett, Bolivar, Collierville, Cordova, Covington, Dyersburg, Humboldt, Jackson, Millington and Whitehaven. One of the University’s greatest contributions to the community is its alumni. Many have become nationally and internally renowned in their fields as corporate executives, elected officials, award-winning actors and best-selling authors. More than 64,000 U of M alumni live within a 40-mile radius of Memphis. As it enters its second century, the University will continue to build strong partnerships with alumni, friends and community leaders so that it may empower the next generation of Dreamers. Thinkers. Doers. For more information on the University of Memphis, visit memphis.edu.

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University of Memphis Memphis State University Memphis State College West Tennessee State Teachers College West Tennessee State Normal School

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President Dr. Shirley C. Raines Founded 1912 as West Tennessee State Normal School Campus Size 1,607 acres and 237 buildings Operating Budget $439 million Local Economic Impact $1.43 billion Enrollment (for Fall 2010) Total......................................................... 22,725 Undergraduate........................................ 17,966 Graduate.................................................... 4,340 Law School.................................................... 419 Full-time....................................................... 68% Part-time...................................................... 32% Workforce Approximately 2,500 employees including 834 full-time faculty Colleges & Schools • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law • College of Arts & Sciences • College of Communication and Fine Arts • College of Education, Health and Human Sciences • Fogelman College of Business and Economics • Graduate School • Herff College of Engineering • Loewenberg School of Nursing • School of Communication Sciences and Disorders • School of Public Health • University College Degrees • 17 bachelor’s degrees in more than 50 areas of study and 70 concentrations • Master’s degrees in over 55 subjects • Doctoral degrees in 25 disciplines • Specialist degree in education • Juris Doctor (law degree) • 21 graduate certificates • Online degree program

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