University of Central Missouri
The University of Central Missouri is a four-year public institution in Warrensburg, Missouri, United States. The university serves nearly 12,500 students from 49 states and 59 countries on its 1,561 acre campus.
The University was founded in 1871 as State Normal School, District #2 and became known as Warrensburg Teachers College. The name was changed to Central Missouri State Teachers College in 1919, Central Missouri State College in 1946 and Central Missouri State University in 1971. In 1965, the institution established a graduate school. On Sept. 20, 2006, the name was changed to the University of Central Missouri. There are 105 majors at UCM and 32 professional accreditations. UCM has off-campus locations in Lee's Summit, Missouri and provides numerous online courses and programs
The University of Central Missouri experience transforms students into lifelong learners, dedicated to service, with the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed and lead in the region, state, nation and world.
Mark Curp ï¿½ Former World and American record holder in the half-marathon Todd Devoe ï¿½ Wide receiver in the NFL, and in the Arena Football League Butch "Hacksaw" Reed ï¿½ Professional wrestler Roderick Green ï¿½ Defensive end and linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers Maury John ï¿½ Basketball Coach at Drake University from 1958-1971, and Iowa State University, from 1971-1974 Vern Kennedy - Former pitcher of the Chicago White Sox, best known for throwing the first no-hitter in Comiskey Park Toby Korrodi ï¿½ Quarterback, signed by the Arizona Cardinals in 2007; cut in training camp Chuck Palumbo ï¿½ Professional wrestler Jerry Reuss ï¿½ Former pitcher, best known for his years with the Los Angeles Dodgers Delanie Walker ï¿½ Tight end for the San Francisco 49ers Gregg Williams ï¿½ Former NFL head football coach, and current defensive coordinator for the Tennessee Titans Jeff Wright ï¿½ Former nose tackle for the Buffalo Bills
1,561 Acres (631.7ï¿½Ha)