Is Emporia State University a private or public school?
Emporia State University ( Emporia State or ESU) is a public university in Emporia, Kansas, United States. Established in March 1863 as the Kansas State Normal School, Emporia State is the third-oldest public university in the state of Kansas. Emporia State is one of six public universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents.
When did Kansas State change its name to Emporia State?
In February 1923, the name of the school was changed to the Kansas State Teachers College. In July 1974, the name was changed to Emporia Kansas State College. On April 21, 1977, the college became Emporia State University. Dr. Michael Shonrock became Emporia State’s 16th president on January 3, 2012.
What is Emporia Kansas known for?
Emporia lies between Topeka and Wichita at the intersection of U.S. Route 50 with Interstates 335 and 35 on the Kansas Turnpike. Emporia is also a college town, home to Emporia State University and Flint Hills Technical College.
Where can I find media related to Emporia State University?
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Emporia State University. ” Fight On, Emporia! ”