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East Tennessee State University formally became a college in 1925 with the institution changing its name to East Tennessee State Teachers College. It would subsequently gain accreditation in 1927. Included here is the East Tennessee State University portion of the Annual Report of the Tennessee Department of Education for the scholastic year ending June 30, 1925. Outlined in this report is the general description of events that happened over the course of that year including details surrounding the name change as well as enrollment statistics and financial data. This serves as a snapshot in time as the institution was beginning to grow into the university it is today.