1954 : Michigan State College Can Change Name to Michigan State University

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April 2, 2023 all-day
2023-04-02T00:00:00-04:00
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On April 2, 1954, the Detroit Free Press reported that Michigan Attorney General Thomas Kavanagh ruled that there was no state constitutional provision prohibiting Michigan State College from changing its name to Michigan State University.

Source : MIRS Capitol Capsule, April 2, 2019