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Encyclopedia > Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, located in Cheyney, Pennsylvania was originally founded as the Institute for Colored Youth in 1837 by Richard Humphreys. Ed Bradley, reporter for the news magazine 60 Minutes, graduated from Cheyney in 1964. 1837 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Ed Bradley (born June 22, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American journalist, reporting for CBS News since 1967. ... The ticking TAG Heuer stopwatch from 60 Minutes. ...


It is the oldest of the historically African-American colleges and universities in the United States. Humphreys was a Quaker philanthropist who bequeathed $10,000.00, one tenth of his estate, to establish a school for “the descendants of the African race”. Humphreys changed his will to include this bequest in 1829 after race riots occurred in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black), is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... The Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as Quakers, or Friends, is a religious community founded in England in the 17th century. ... A philanthropist is someone who devotes his or her time, money, or effort towards helping others. ... 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... United States Main article: Mass racial violence in the United States See also pogrom 2004 Australian Riots May 13th Incident (Malaysia) ... Independence Hall, as it appears today. ...


The school began in Philadelphia and moved in 1902 to George Cheyney’s farm, twenty-five miles west of the city. The name of the school was changed several times; to Cheyney State Teachers College in 1913, the State Normal School at Cheyney in 1921, and Cheyney State College in 1959. The current name was adopted when the school joined the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in 1983. 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1913 (MCMXIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Senators Arlen Specter (R) Rick Santorum (R) Official language(s) None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Founded in 1837 by Reverend William Moshwan Walker, the University today is composed of buildings and grounds from a number of former private mansions. 1837 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


External link

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania official website



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Cheyney University of Pennsylvania at AllExperts (388 words)
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, located in Cheyney, Pennsylvania, in the United States, was originally founded as the Institute for Colored Youth in 1837 by Richard Humphreys.
It is the oldest of the historically African-American colleges and universities in the United States, although it was not originally founded as an "institution of higher learning" as Lincoln University, PA was.
Cheyney State College was also the runner-up in the first ever NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship Tournament, in 1982.
College Profiles - Cheyney University (1370 words)
It is a coeducational university with an undergraduate enrollment of 1,535 students; 1,420 are full-time and 115 are part-time.
Cheyney is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and its programs in education are accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Cheyney's faculty members have earned degrees at such diverse institutions as Columbia; Fisk; Howard; Juilliard; Temple; Cheyney University of Pennsylvania; the Universities of California, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin; Nagpur University; Punjabi University; the Universities of Madras and Kerala; and the Sorbonne.
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