New Hampshire’s 1862 Land-Grant Institution: University of New Hampshire
Established in 1866 as the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in Hanover, New Hampshire, in association with Dartmouth College. In 1891, a state legislative bill authorized the school to move to Durham and become an independent institution. In 1893, the first classes were held in Durham. In 1923, the school’s name was changed to the University of New Hampshire.
President: James W. Dean Jr. became the president of the University of New Hampshire in 2018. Prior to this position, president Dean was provost at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. @UNHPrez