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1895

The Montgomery Preparatory School (West Virginia University Institute of Technology) was founded

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Jan 04, 1897

Classes at Montgomery Preparatory School began

1897

Josiah Keely became principal of Montgomery Preparatory School

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1917

The Montgomery Preparatory School was renamed the West Virginia Trades School (now WVU Institute of Technology)

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1921

The West Virginia Trades School became the New River State School (now WVU Institute of Technology)

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1929

New River State School, now WVU Institute of Technology, awarded its first baccalaureate degree

1931

New River State School became New River State College, now WVU Institute of Technology

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1933

Edwin S. Maclin became president of West Virginia Institute of Technology

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1941

New River State College was renamed the West Virginia Institute of Technology (now WVU Institute of Technology)

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1945

M.J. Horsch became president of West Virginia Institute of Technology

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1953

William B. Axtell became president of West Virginia Institute of Technology

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1956

West Virginia Institute of Technology was accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

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1960

There were 1,000 students enrolled at West Virginia Institute of Technology

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1961

Leonard C. Nelson became president of West Virginia Institute of Technology

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1986

Robert C. Gillespie became president of West Virginia Institute of Technology

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1992

John P. Carrier became president of West Virginia Institute of Technology (now WVU Tech)

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Jul 01, 1996

The WVU Institute of Technology (formerly West Virginia Institute of Technology) was established

1999

John P. Carrier retired as president of West Virginia Institute of Technology

2004

West Virginia Institute of Technology lost its community college component

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2005

Charles Bayless became president of WVU Institute of Technology

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2005

West Virginia University Tech had a total of 2,003 full-time students

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Jul 01, 2007

WVU Tech was more fully integrated into West Virginia University

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