Henderson State University

Henderson State University

Infobox University
name = Henderson State University


motto= The School With A Heart
established=1890
president=Dr. Charles Welch
city=Arkadelphia
state=Arkansas
country=USA
undergrad= 3,182
postgrad= 331
faculty=
endowment=
campus=145 acres
mascot=Reddies
colors=Red and Gray
website=http://www.hsu.edu

Henderson State University, founded in 1890 as Arkadelphia Methodist College, is a four-year public liberal arts university located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.cite web
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] It is Arkansas's only member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges.cite web
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] Henderson's curricula based on the belief that a liberal arts education is essential for all undergraduates; Henderson utilizes a program based on a core of courses in the arts and sciences.cite web
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Athletics

Henderson State University is an NCAA Division II school and competes in the Gulf South Conference. The schools sports teams in Baseball, Basketball (Men and Women), Cross Country (Women), Football, Golf (Men and Women), Softball, Swimming (Men and Women), Tennis, and Volleyball.

Notable Alumni

*Lloyd L. Burke ‘50, Medal of Honor recipient
*Ken Duke, professional golfer
*John P. McConnell, ’27, General and Chief of Staff, United States Air Force
*Sid McMath, two-term governor of Arkansas
*Billy Bob Thornton, (attended), Academy Award-winning American screenwriter, actor as well as occasional director, playwright and singer.
*C. Vann Woodward (deceased), ‘59, Sterling Professor of History at Yale University; Pulitzer Prize-winning historian

External links

* [http://www.hsu.edu/ Henderson State University]

References


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