37 Facts About Syracuse University


Syracuse University is a private research university in Syracuse, New York.

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Syracuse University is organized into 13 schools and colleges, with nationally recognized programs in architecture, public administration, journalism and communications, business administration, information studies, inclusive education, sport management, engineering, law, and the arts.

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Syracuse University was founded as coeducational - "open to men and women, white and black".

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Coeducation at Syracuse University traced its roots to the early days of Genesee College where educators and students like Frances Willard and Belva Lockwood were heavily influenced by the Women's movement in nearby Seneca Falls, NY.

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Syracuse University enrolled his daughter Frances at Syracuse, where she joined the other newly admitted female students in founding the Gamma Phi Beta sorority.

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In 1919, Syracuse University added its business school which contains multiple MBA programs.

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Syracuse University was known as John D Rockefeller's right-hand man and successor at the Standard Oil Company.

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The Syracuse University raised the required endowment in a little over a month, with the largest share being contributed by Archbold.

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Velocity with which the Syracuse University sped through its change into a major research institution was astounding.

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In 1966, Syracuse University was admitted to the Association of American Universities, an organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a robust system of academic research and education.

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That evening, Syracuse University went on with a basketball game just hours after the attack, for which the university was severely criticized and the university's chancellor subsequently apologized.

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Syracuse University is the first library to permanently preserve print collections of historical government publications produced by the U S Government Publishing Office .

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Syracuse University has established an admissions presence in New York City, Atlanta, Georgia, Chicago, Illinois, and Boston, Massachusetts.

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Syracuse University is governed by a 70-member Board of Trustees, with 64 trustees elected by the board to four-year terms, and six elected by the alumni to four-year terms.

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The Syracuse University Bylaws establish a University Senate with "general supervision over all educational matters concerning the University as a whole".

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Syracuse University offers undergraduate degrees in over 200 majors in the nine undergraduate schools and colleges.

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In 2019, Syracuse University was ranked 22nd in New York State by average professor salaries.

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Syracuse University was ranked 1st in The Princeton Review's 2015 and 2019 list of top party schools.

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Syracuse University has 1013 full-time instructional faculty, 96 part-time faculty, and 454 adjunct faculty.

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Syracuse University is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity".

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Syracuse University became a member of the Association of American Universities in 1966, an organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of research and education.

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Syracuse University has collaborations with CERN and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, among other institutes.

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Syracuse University has a comparatively large number of collaborators on the LIGO Scientific project and is actively involved with the search for gravitational waves.

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In June 2022, Syracuse University announced the launch of the Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship, a collaborative initiative between the Newhouse School and Maxwell School, in Washington D C The center aims to address the loss of trust in journalism and democracy, political polarization, and the deterioration of civil discourse.

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Syracuse University Press is a university press that is part of Syracuse University.

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Syracuse University has a diverse student population, representing all 50 US states and over 127 countries.

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Graduate students at Syracuse University are represented by the Graduate Student Organization, while the law students at Syracuse University are represented by the Law Student Senate.

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Syracuse University Union is the official programming board of the university.

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Syracuse University's five dining halls, thirteen cafes, and two food courts serve thousands of students every day.

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In 1959, Syracuse University earned its first National Championship following an undefeated football season and a Cotton Bowl victory over Texas.

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Syracuse University played its first intercollegiate lacrosse game in 1916, and captured its first USILA championship in 1920.

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Syracuse University rowing crew is a full member of the Intercollegiate Rowing Association .

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Syracuse University was added as "full" members of the association briefly after its founding in 1894.

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Syracuse University crew participates in the Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges.

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Syracuse University hosted the 2019 United States Intercollegiate Boxing Association national championship tournament.

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Toward the end of the 1970s, Syracuse University was under pressure to improve its football facilities to remain an NCAA Division I football school.

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Binghamton Syracuse University was established in 1946 as Triple Cities College, to serve the needs of local veterans of the Binghamton, New York area, who were returning from World War II.

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