Union University

Union University is a private, evangelical Christian, liberal arts university located in Jackson, Tennessee, with additional campuses in Germantown, Tennessee, and Hendersonville, Tennessee. The university is affiliated with the Tennessee Baptist Convention and relates to the Southern Baptist Convention.

Union is one of the top tier institutions in the Southern Region, listed for each of the past eleven years by U.S. News and World Report, and is notable for having trained a United States Supreme Court justice, and in the sports world as the place where Bear Bryant began his football coaching career.

For 2012-13, U.S. News ranked Union 14th among "Regional Universities" in the South, the 16th consecutive year U.S. News ranked Union as a top-tier school. It has been recognized by Peterson's Competitive College Guide, the Time/Princeton Review, and Templeton's Colleges that Encourage Character Development. Union is a recipient of the President's Higher Education Community Service Award and has been listed as one of America's Top 100 College Buys. In addition, U.S. News cites Union as an "A+ option for serious B students," among "Up and Coming Schools" and among schools "where the faculty has an unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching."

Union University is the heir of some of the oldest universities in the country. The school is a union of several different schools: West Tennessee College formerly known as Jackson Male Academy, Union University of Murfreesboro, Southwestern Baptist University, and Hall-Moody Junior College of Martin, Tennessee.

Union University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Union University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

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Union University - Notable People - Faculty and Administration
... Lee Arnold - later became president of Oregon State University Steve Beverly - professor of broadcasting and expert on British and American gameshows Ed ... David Dockery - University president Roger Duke - author, professor David P ... Pat Taylor - president of Southwest Baptist University ...
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... Northwest Normal University (西北师范大学) is an institution of higher learning in Lanzhou, Gansu Province of the People's Republic of China ... The predecessor of the Northwest Normal University was the National Beiping Normal University, originating from the Normal College of the Capital Grand Academy founded in 1902 in Beijing ... Bridge Incident of 1937, National Beijing Normal University moved westward and formed the Northwest Union University, together with National Beiping University and Beiyang Institute ...
Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature - General Officer Duties - Past Governors
... Name Governor's School 1966-1967 Phillip Moffitt The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 1967-1968 Charles Bone Vanderbilt University 1968-1969 Jonah Gray East Tennessee State ... The University of Memphis 1972-1973 David Fleming Tennessee Technological University 1973-1974 Stephen Harris East Tennessee State University 1974-1975 Roy Herron ... The University of Memphis 1977-1978 Jeff Wilson The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 1978-1979 Douglas Littlejohn The University of Memphis 1979-1980 David Mason Austin Peay State University 1980-1981 ...
Thom S. Rainer - Awards & Recognitions
... Dodd Denominational Service Award from Union University ... is the highest denominational service award Union gives ... It is named for the man who was a Union alumnus, served as president of the Southern Baptist Convention and who was the father of today’s Cooperative Program, the method by which Southern Baptists ...
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... Medical College, Dudley Observatory, Graduate College of Union University, and Union College together form Union University, a historic linkage dating back to 1873 ... See also Union College's description of Union University ...

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