Appalachian State University Historical Photographs

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For questions about the ASU Historical Photographs, please contact Pam Mitchem.

Phone: 828.262.7422


Appalachian State University Historical Timelines
Academic/Departmental Events



The Academic Timeline covers the highlights of the development of academic programs at Appalachian State from 1899 to 2008, including for Watauga Academy (1899-1903), Appalachian Training School (1903-1925), Appalachian State Normal School (1925-1929), Appalachian State Teachers College (1929-1967), and Appalachian State University (1967-current). It includes the development of curricula, establishment of colleges, accreditations, and policy changes.

Events are separated by decade and selected textual examples have been hyperlinked to related images from the Appalachian State University Historical Photograph Digitization Project.











Project made possible by North Carolina: Preserving Cultural Heritage Online (NCECHO) through funds from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS).