Edinboro Academy chartered.
Edinboro Academy Opens in Austin Hall(now Academy Hall). Built by Nathaniel C. Austin. Joel Merriman first principal.
North Hall (a dormitory) and Assembly Hall built.
Edwin Drake drills for oil in Titusville. Millersville recognized as the first State Normal School.
South Hall (a dormitory) built. James Thompson becomes principal.
Edinboro recognized as the second State Normal School in Pennsylvania. Civil War begins.
Potter Literary Society formed. First graduates of Normal School Louisa and Sallie Reeder. Mansfield recognized as a State Normal School.
Gymnasium Built. Joseph Cooper becomes principal.
Philo-Everett Literary Society founded.
Civil War ends; 13th Amendment ratified.
Pennsylvania passes tuition remission for Normal School students. Kutztown recognized as a State Normal School.
PA begins giving aid to students studying to become teachers.
West Chester recognized as a State Normal School.
Shippensburg recognized as a State Normal School.
California recognized as a State Normal School.
Normal Hall east wing built. Indiana recognized as a State Normal School. Molly McGuires Strike.
Battle of the Little Big Horn. Telephone invented. First practical refrigerator.
White Hall built. Lock Haven recognized as a State Normal School.
Incandescent light invented.
Academy Hall moved to its present location. Recitation Hall, designed by Joseph Cooper, built.
Garfield assassinated. Samuel Gompers founds Organized Trades and Labor Union.
Edinboro's christain organization divides into YMCA and YWCA.
Normal Guards organized.
All buildings are now steam heated from central power plant. Ball point pen invented. Edinboro now has 1,000 citizens, 4 churches and alcohol cannot be sold within six miles of the school.
Slippery Rock recognized as a State Normal School.
Normal Hall West wing built. Sherman Anti-trust Act passed.
East Stroudsburg recognized as a State Normal School.
Library begins using Dewey Decimal System. First holiday recess for students. Education becomes compulsory for Pennsylvania children 8-13.
John Flickinger becomes principal.
Spanish-American War begins.
First telephone in placed in principal's office.
John Bigler becomes principal. His salary $3,800. Student enrollment is 398. Paper clip is invented. Streetcar begins to run from Cambridge Springs to Edinboro.
McKinley assassinated in Buffalo.
First well dug for school.
South Hall used as quarantine infirmary. Haven Hall, ladies dormitory, built. Ford Motor company founded. Electric streetcar runs between Erie and Edinboro. Wright brothers fly at Kitty Hawk.
Electric lights installed.
Supreme Court rules that minimum wage is unconstitutional.
Gymnasium, now Diebold Performing Arts building, built.
Reeder Hall, men's dormitory, built. Edinboro now has 31 acres. Dozen eggs cost $.29.
Edinboro fire destroys much of town.
Frank E. Baker principal. William Jennings Bryan delivers "Prince of Peace" speech at school. Compulsory education in Pennsylvania for 8-16 year olds. Tuition at Normal Schools is free.
President Taft speaks to students. Enrollment is 443.
Pennsylvania purchases Edinboro State Normal School from stockholders.
Arthur Crane becomes principal. Prohibition begins.
Clarence Crawford becomes principal/president.
Edinboro becomes State Teachers College. Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
Stock market crashes.
Loveland Hall built.
Carmon Ross becomes president. Enrollment 396. John Dillinger shot by FBI.
Compton Hall built. Crawford Gym built.
Lyman VanHouten becomes president. Power plant built. Pearl Harbor bombed.
Enrollment is 111.
East Hall built. Jackie Robinson signs with Brooklyn Dodgers.
Heather Hall built.
Thomas Miller becomes president.
Centennial Hall built. Edinboro becomes a State College.
George Leader Clinic opened, Hamilton Library built. Warren and Shenango campuses opened.
Carmon Ross Dining Hall built.
John Kennedy assassinated.
First student radio broadcast on WJKB. Students not permitted to wear jeans to dining hall, class or library.
Joseph Cooper Hall,Ned Dearborn Hall, John K.Earp women's dorm, Sox Harrison field; Computers used for registration.
Will Rose Hall built Thomas Miller dies in office. Harry Earlley, Acting President, dies in office. Clair Butterfield becomes, Acting President. Chester McNerney, Ph.D., becomes president.
Luther Hendricks Hall, Ghering Health Center, Raymond Shafer Hall, William Scranton Hall built. Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King assassinated.
Harry Earlley Hall built. Normal Hall burns down. Man lands on moon.
Faculty Annex built. Sit-in at the president's office. Milk cost: $1.30 gal.
Thomas Miller Learning Center, Arthur McComb Field House and Student Union built.
Clair Butterfield Hall opened. APSCUF established as collective bargaining unit for faculty. Break-in at Watergate.
Aimie Doucette Hall built.
David Lawrence Towers built. Office of Disabled Student Services opened. Nixon resigns from office. Steelers win first of five superbowls.
Debate team takes second state championship.
Chester McNerney Hall and Baron-Forness Library opened.
Elvis Presley dies, probably.
Mr. Foster Diebold becomes president.
Edinboro becomes a university; Enrollment, 5,800; General Westmoreland speaks on campus.
National Wheelchair Games held at Edinboro.
Louis J. Porreco donates Porreco Center. Oliver North gives testimony in the Iran-Contra Affair.
Bigger House opens. East Hall burns. McDonald's introduces the McLean Burger.
Center for Excellence in Teaching opened.
Alumni Building completed.
University Center expansion completed, East Hall rebuilt.
Bruce Baumgartner wins fourth Olympic medal. Frank G. Pogue, Ph.D., becomes president.
Jeremy Brown, Ph.D., becomes president.
Created on ... September 11, 2007