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Encyclopedia > Salem International University

Salem International University

Established 1888
Type Private College
President Ronald Reck
Students 1,000
Location Flag of the United States Salem, West Virginia, USA
Campus Rural
Colors Green and White
Mascot Tiger
Website www.salemu.edu

Salem International University is a small college in Salem, West Virginia. It has about 1000 students, enrolled in 2 and 4 year degree programs, graduate programs, and classes are available through both on-campus learning environments and online courses. SIU offers B.A., B.S. and M.B.A. degrees Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... For the toll-free telephone number see Toll-free telephone number Year 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Private 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 funds. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Salem is a city located in Harrison County, West Virginia. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  Ranked 41st  - Total 24,244 sq mi (62,809 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 240 miles (385 km)  - % water 0. ... 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. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Leafy green fountain in Wattens, Austria. ... White is the combination of all the colors of the visible light spectrum. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... Binomial name (Linnaeus, 1758) Historical distribution of tigers (pale yellow) and 2006 (green). ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Salem is a city located in Harrison County, West Virginia. ...



The school was founded as Salem College by the Seventh Day Baptist Church in 1888. It soon became a non-sectarian non-profit college. Seventh Day Baptists are Christian Baptists who observe the Sabbath on Saturday, the seventh day of the week. ...

The school continued as a liberal arts and teacher education college until the 1989 when it was beset with financial problems. This led it to form an alliance with Teikyo University of Tokyo, Japan. This changed the focus of the school to one of education of international students in a unique atmosphere. Salem College was then renamed Salem-Teikyo University. Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Teikyo University(帝京大学 Teikyo daigaku) One of the private universities in Japan Headquarters is Itabashi-ku. ... Tokyo (東京; Tōkyō, lit. ...

The alliance with Teikyo ended in 2000, and the school changed its name to Salem International University. Salem International University was acquired by The Palmer Group in June 2005. Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Salem's enrollment is roughly 300 resident students, 300 graduate students, and 100 online students. The school's student body has the third highest percentage of international students in the United States. The school is not related to Salem College in North Carolina. Salem College is a small, womens liberal arts college located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ...


SIU is Regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. The Higher Learning Commission is part of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. ... The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) is one of six regional accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education. ...

Online Business Degree Programs

Salem International University offers an Associate Degree of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science-Busines Administration (Management, Sports Management, Accounting, International Business), and an MBA (International Business). An associates degree is the degree awarded by community colleges in Canada and the United States upon completion of a course of study equivalent to the first two years in a four-year college or university. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ...

The Online University is taught at an accelerated pace, allowing students to complete their degrees quicker than their counterparts at other traditional or online universities, which attracts the non-traditional student conscious of time and covenience. Non-traditional student is an American English term referring to students at higher education institutions (undergraduate college or university) who generally fall into two categories: Students who are older than the typical (usually aged 17-23) undergraduate college student, and had interrupted their studies earlier in life Students typical of...

For more information about Salem's online business programs and enrollment contact the Admissions Office:

Michael C. Duell, M.Ed.

Admissions Representative


1-888-511-4748 ext. 8948


Fax: 1-317-571-1571


In athletics, the school's teams are the Tigers and compete in the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC) is a college athletic conference which operates entirely within the U.S. state of West Virginia. ...

Notable Alumni

Senator Jennings Randolph, Author of the 26th Amendment in the U.S. Constitution. Jennings Randolph (March 8, 1902–May 8, 1998) was an American politician from West Virginia. ... (Redirected from 26th Amendment) The Twenty-sixth Amendment may refer to the: Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution - grants suffrage to those eighteen years of age and older. ... Page I of the Constitution of the United States of America Page II of the United States Constitution Page III of the United States Constitution Page IV of the United States Constitution The Syng inkstand, with which the Constitution was signed The Constitution of the United States is the supreme...

Honorable Cecil Underwood, Governor of West Virginia Cecil Harland Underwood (b. ...

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External links

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  Results from FactBites:
Salem University Online - Online Colleges and Online Universities - eLearners.com (290 words)
SIU Online is a technology-based education delivery system designed to reach beyond the borders of state and nation, delivering the university's intellectual capital throughout the world, directly to students--online and on demand.
Salem International University provides federal, state, and institutional financial aid to all qualified and eligible students.
Salem International University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504; 800-621-7440).
Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, Salem, WV (2655 words)
was the cry of a string of petitions from Salem to the Virginia Assembly from 1800 to 1830.
Salem College was born during the summer of 1888 in one clapboard building constructed on the western edge of the town of Salem.
Salem City Park,with ball field and pool, was built in 1971 after the State of West Virginia returned to the City in a 99 year lease what had been the garden plot of the Industrial Home that was in the valley below where the state buildings stand.
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