Slippery Rock University turns 129 years old

Slippery Rock University turned 129 years old on Monday.

March 26, 1889 was the first day of classes at what was then Slippery Rock State Normal School. During that first term, there were 168 students enrolled, and two-thirds of the students were from Butler County.

Tuition was $14 per term and $32 if you needed room and board.

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