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Since our founding in as the Lincoln Normal School of Marion in 1867, Alabama State University has strived to open the doors of opportunity for all people, offering the right of an education to those who would not otherwise have access. Today, ASU is a world-class institution of higher learning, a comprehensive and diverse public historically black university committed to excellence.
While our core mission remains the same, we’ve expanded our vision to make ASU one of the premiere comprehensive and diverse institutions of higher education in the State of Alabama through achieving excellence in teaching, research and public service.
Our university is indeed experiencing a transformation, with new high-demand academic offerings including doctoral programs in education, microbiology and physical therapy. The ASU campus is growing, adding state-of-the art research and learning facilities and student-living accommodations to enhance the quality of the ASU experience for our pride and joy – our students.
To fully realize our vision, we need the support of our alumni and friends. When you give back to ASU, you help the university continue and add to its rich legacy. You help ensure that future generations have an opportunity to experience the value of a world-class ASU education for years to come.
There are many ways to support ASU, from financial contributions to volunteering your time to joining the National Alumni Association. Explore the many ways you can get involved and give back to ASU today: