One of West Virginia’s first public institutions of higher education, Marshall University was founded as Marshall Academy in 1837 and named after Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Marshall (1755-1835).
The institution became Marshall College in 1858 and attained university status in 1961.
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Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded TRiO grant program. Other TRiO programs that you may have heard of include Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math/Sciences, Veterans Upward Bound, Talent Search, Educational Opportunity Centers, and the Ronald E.McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program.
These programs were established to assist students overcome class, social, academic, and cultural barriers to higher education.
Each serves a slightly different population and many work in conjunction with one another to support students through varying portions of their academic careers.
The Marshall University Libraries support the teaching, research and public service commitments of the University. To fulfill this responsibility, the Libraries acquire, organize, maintain and preserve materials in all appropriate formats. They also provide access and delivery of information, resources and services.
230 recognized student organizations. Some of them are listed below:
Marshall University is accredited as an institution of higher learning by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.