CMU's Name Through Time

Over the course of the institution’s history, Central Michigan University has had seven names.

These have included:

 

1892 - 1893

Central Michigan Normal School and Business Institute

1893 - 1895

Central Michigan Normal School

1895 - 1927

Central State Normal School

1927 - 1941

Central State Teachers College

1941 - 1955

Central Michigan College of Education

1955 - 1959

Central Michigan College

1959 -

Central Michigan University