Appalachian State University Historical Photographs


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

pricemtchemp@appstate.edu

Phone: 828.262.7422

 


Appalachian State University Historical Timelines
Administration/Faculty/Staff: 1920 - 1929

 

1921: Trustees elect B.B. Dougherty sole president, and D.D. Dougherty business manager.

1921: Chapell Wilson supervises teacher training, teaches psychology.

1921: Emma Moore becomes librarian.

1921: A. J. Greene joins faculty as assistant in Latin and English.

1921: James D. Rankin joins faculty as professor of English.

1922: J. E. Hillman becomes first Dean of Education.

1922-1957: Chapell Wilson becomes director of summer school.

1925: James M. Downum becomes first registrar.

1925: NC General Assembly approves changing Appalachian Training School into a normal school for training teachers, phasing out high school courses. Name is changed to Appalachian State Normal School, B. B. Dougherty is named president, and a new Board of Trustees is formed.

1929: D.D. Dougherty dies; Lillie Shull Dougherty elected business manager.

1929: William Leonard Eury joins library staff.

1929: NC General Assembly approves changing Appalachian State Normal School into a four-year college for training teachers. Name is changed to Appalachian State Teachers College, B. B. Dougherty is named president, and a new Board of Trustees is formed.

 

 

 

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