The construction crew will begin setting the metal deck at the south portion of the Park Foundation Pavilion this week.
Colorado State University (also referred to as Colorado State, State, and CSU) is a public research university located in Fort Collins, in the U. Bachelor's degrees are offered in 65 fields of study, with master's degrees in 55 fields.
The legislature also authorized a railroad right-of-way across the campus and a mill levy to raise money for construction of the campus' first main building, Old Main, which was completed in December 1878.
Despite wall cracks and other structural problems suffered during its first year, the building was opened in time for the welcoming of the first five students on September 1, 1879 by university president Elijah Evan Edwards. During the first term at Colorado Agricultural College in fall 1879, the school functioned more as a college-prep school than a college because of the lack of trained students.
The board's next appointee as president was Charles Ingersoll, a graduate and former faculty member at Michigan State Agricultural College, who began his nine years of service at CAC with just two full-time faculty members and 67 students, 24 of whom were women.
Agricultural research would grow rapidly under Ingersoll.
The university is the state's land grant university, and the flagship university of the Colorado State University System. The university has approximately 2,000 faculty in eight colleges and 55 academic departments.
Colorado State confers doctoral degrees in 40 fields of study, in addition to a professional degree in veterinary medicine.
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Consequently, the first course offerings were arithmetic, English, U. history, natural philosophy, horticulture and farm economy.
Students also labored on the college farm and attended daily chapel services.
Road and Trail Closures / Restrictions due to Promenade Park construction: Superior Street Lane Restrictions: There are lane restrictions along Superior Street between Wells Street and Calhoun Street in the westbound lanes to protect the work zone and allow for construction traffic.
Lane restrictions along Superior Street will remain in effect throughout the project.