INTO Marshall University is a prestigious public university in West Virginia (Huntington). Its history began in 1837 with the opening of a small private school for the local. Then the training center worked in the church building and accepted students 3 months a year. After 30 years, the school changed its status, became a pedagogical college. University educational institution was only in the 1960s. Its name Marshall University received in honor of one of the fathers of the legal system of America.
The modern institution of higher learning does not resemble a church school. It is large, dynamically developing, prestigious. Here today, medical workers, professionals in the field of art, engineers, economists, teachers and managers are trained. The university is a well-known research center. Priority areas of work of scientific personnel are methods of tissue repair, aging, gynecology and obstetrics, safety of highways and railways. The teaching staff of the University unites the best specialists in specialized fields. In the educational institution there are 2 of the top-20 black economists in the USA.
The university is proud of its graduates. Dozens of outstanding sportsmen, famous politicians, media experts, including James Smith of Thomson Reuters, Qualcomm co-founder Harvey White, several well-known industrialists, Oscar nominees Brad Dourif, singer Michael Smith, science fiction writer Nelson-Bond.