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University College Timeline

As MTSU celebrates 100 years, take a glimpse into our past through the timeline below, which charts the milestones and achievements of MTSU's University College.

To view more information on MTSU's centennial celebration, please visit www.mtsu.edu/centennial.

1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010

1980s

1980/1981

  • Betty Harper - Associate Dean

1981/1982

  • The first telecourse was offered - Fall 1981
  • Jessie Warren - Program Coordinator, Continuing Education and Public Services
  • Summer 1982
    • Headcount - 3,646
    • Student Credit Hours - 25,176
    • FTE - 1,764.05

1983

  • Summer 1983
    • Headcount - 3,646
    • Student Credit Hours - 24,163
    • FTE - 1,698.38

1984/1985

  • Dr. Rosemary Owens - Dean (1985 to 2005)
  • Cynthia Drennan - Associate Dean
  • Emily Miller - Director
  • Summer 1984
    • Headcount - 3,602
    • Student Credit Hours - 23,904
    • FTE - 1,682.61
  • Summer 1985
    • Headcount - 3,501
    • Student Credit Hours - 22,456
    • FTE - 1,570.63

1986/1987

  • Summer 1986
    • Headcount - 3,674
    • Student Credit Hours - 23,588
    • FTE - 1,654.09
  • Summer 1987
    • Headcount - 3,737
    • Student Credit Hours - 23,905
    • FTE - 1,674.40

1988/1989

  • Summer 1988
    • Headcount - 4,265
    • Student Credit Hours - 27,950
    • FTE - 1,950.77
  • Summer 1989
    • Headcount - 4,909
    • Student Credit Hours - 31,044
    • FTE - 2,166.66