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Encyclopedia > East Texas Baptist University
East Texas Baptist University
Motto "A World of Opportunity in a Community of Faith"
Established 1912
School type Private University
President Dr. Bob Riley
Location Marshall, Texas, United States
Campus Rural
Enrollment 1,350 undergraduates
Endowment USD $47,588,033 [1]
Faculty 90
Colors Navy and Gold
Mascot Tigers
Homepage www.etbu.edu

East Texas Baptist University or ETBU is a fully accredited private Christian university associated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas in Marshall, Texas. The University has been previously called the College of Marshall (1912-1944) and East Texas Baptist College or ETBC (1944-1984). Image File history File links ETBU_logo. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Marshall is a major city of the northeastern region of the U.S. state of Texas. ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Sheep eating grass in rural Australia Rural areas are sparsely settled places away from the influence of large cities and towns. ... The multinational Combined Task Force One Five Zero (CTF-150) The British Grand Fleet, the supreme naval force of World War I A rare occurrence of a 5-country multinational fleet, during Operation Enduring Freedom in the Oman Sea. ... GOLD refers to one of the following: GOLD (IEEE) is an IEEE program designed to garner more student members at the university level (Graduates of the Last Decade). ... Accreditation is a process by which a facilitys services and operations are examined by a third-party accrediting agency to determine if applicable standards are met. ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Baptist General Convention of Texas is the oldest surviving Baptist convention in the state of Texas. ... Marshall is a major city of the northeastern region of the U.S. state of Texas. ...

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History

ETBU is situated on the highest point in Harrison County, on the former site of the Van Zandt Plantation. ETBU was founded as the College of Marshall in 1912 after a campaign to create a Southern Baptist college in East Texas. The campus' first building, Marshall Hall, was completed in 1916. It was designed to house a gymnasium, library, chapel/theatre, administrative offices, and all classrooms. The College of Marshall opened the following year in 1917 as a two year junior college and academy. Harrison County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Isaac Van Zandt (July 10, 1813 - October 11, 1847) Van Zandt was a national then state leader in Texas. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a United States-based cooperative ministry agency serving Baptist churches around the world. ... Red counties show the core of East Texas; pink and red counties may or may not be included in East Texas, and thus their inclusion varies from source to source. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ...


Accreditation

In 1957, ETBU became an accredited member of the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.[2] The accreditation was reaffirmed in 1998. Currently, ETBU also is accredited by the The Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas[3], the Commissions of Collegiate Nursing Education[4], and National Association of Schools of Music[5]. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) is a regional accreditor for over 13,000 public and private educational institutions ranging from preschool to college level in the Southern United States. ... The National Association of Schools of Music, NASM, was founded in 1924 and is an accreditor for schools for post-high school education. ...

Marshall Hall was the first building completed on East Texas Baptist University's campus. It originally housed all classes when it was finished in 1916; it is now the administration building.
Marshall Hall was the first building completed on East Texas Baptist University's campus. It originally housed all classes when it was finished in 1916; it is now the administration building.

Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1000x750, 716 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): East Texas Baptist University User:JCarriker/Marshall pics ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1000x750, 716 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): East Texas Baptist University User:JCarriker/Marshall pics ...

Departments at ETBU

There are several academic departments at ETBU.

  • School of Business
  • School of Christian Studies
  • Department of Religion
  • School of Education
  • Department of Teacher Education
  • Department of Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Athletic Training Education Program
  • School of Humanities
  • Department of Communication
  • Department of History, Political Science, and Geography
  • Department of Languages and Literature
  • School of Fine Arts
  • Art Program
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Theatre Arts
  • School of Natural and Social Sciences
  • Allied Health Program
  • Department of Behavioral Sciences
  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Chemistry and Physics
  • Department of Mathematics
  • School of Nursing
  • Department of Nursing

Notable alumni

  • Johnathan Dupree, Magician
  • Brock Gill, Magician, illusionist
  • Josiah Holland, Recording artist Tooth & Nail Records
  • Jack Hyles (circa 1953), Pastor
  • Nody Parker, 1965 alumnus, semiprofessional baseball pitcher and coach

Tooth & Nail Records is a record label founded by Brandon Ebel in California in 1993. ... Jack Frasure Hyles (September 25, 1926-February 6, 2001) was a leading figure in the independent Baptist movement. ...

External link

  • East Texas Baptist University Official Site



  Results from FactBites:
 
East Texas Baptist University - definition of East Texas Baptist University in Encyclopedia (196 words)
East Texas Baptist University or ETBU is a private Christian university associated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas in Marshall, Texas.
ETBU is an accredited member of the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the National Association of Schools of Music, and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing.
ETBU was founded as the College of Marshall in 1912 after a campaign to create a Southern Baptist college in East Texas.
East Texas Baptist College - encyclopedia article about East Texas Baptist College. (1291 words)
Private University university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees.
East Texas Baptist University or ETBU is a private Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds.
ETBU is situated on the highest point in Harrison County Harrison County is a county located in the state of Texas.
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