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Alderson Broaddus University


1871

Edward Jefferson Willis founded the Winchester Female Institute in Winchester

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1875

The college now known as Alderson-Broaddus College, had a name change to Broaddus Female College

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1876

Edward Willis moved the Broaddus Female College to Clarksburg

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1894

Broaddus Female College accepted its first male students

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1901

Emma Alderson founded the Alderson Baptist Academy (now Alderson-Broaddus College) in Alderson

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1909

Broaddus Institute (now Alderson-Broaddus College) moved from Clarksburg to Philippi

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1911

Alderson Academy's name was changed to Alderson Baptist Academy (now Alderson-Broaddus College)

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1919

Alderson Baptist Academy changed to Alderson Baptist Academy and Junior College (now Alderson-Broaddus)

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1932

Alderson Academy merged with Broaddus Collegeto become Alderson-Broaddus College

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1945

Alderson-Broaddus College established the first baccalaureate nursing program in West Virginia

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1950

Pastor Richard E. Shearer assumed presidency of Alderson-Broaddus College

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1959

Alderson-Broaddus College achieved accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

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1968

Alderson-Broaddus College established the first baccalaureate physician assistant program in the country

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1978

Old Main Hall at Alderson-Broaddus College was destroyed by fire

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1980

New Main at Alderson-Broaddus College opened at a cost of $2 million

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1995

Alderson-Broaddus College had temporary loss of accreditation of the Physician Assistant Program

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1996

Accreditation of the Physician Assistant Program was restored at Alderson-Broaddus College

Other events that happened on or around 1996


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