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Campus Quiz

January 8, 2001

Before becoming Austin Peay State University, the school located on the universitys current site was associated with what religious denomination?

Answer: Presbyterian. It was the Southwestern Presbyterian University, a school of about 80 students, from 1875-1925. That school was moved to Memphis because it drew the bulk of its students from the West Tennessee and Mississippi portions of the Presbyterian Synod the institution served.


January 8, 2001

Before becoming Austin Peay State University, the school located on the university's current site was associated with what religious denomination?

Answer: Presbyterian. It was the Southwestern Presbyterian University, a school of about 80 students, from 1875-1925. That school was moved to Memphis because it drew the bulk of its students from the West Tennessee and Mississippi portions of the Presbyterian Synod the institution served.