state university

noun

Definition of state university

: a university maintained and administered by one of the states of the U.S. as part of the state public educational system

Examples of state university in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last week, the Louisiana state university system launched plans to begin mandating the COVID-19 vaccine across campuses, and the University of Virginia previously unenrolled over 100 students who violated the school's vaccine policy. Greta Bjornson, PEOPLE.com, 31 Aug. 2021 The state university system’s Board of Governors, which will hold meetings Tuesday and Wednesday at Florida International University, is not slated to discuss campus COVID-19 measures. Ryan Dailey, sun-sentinel.com, 30 Aug. 2021 Officials with the state university system presented a draft agreement to the faculty union proposing a vaccination requirement two weeks ago, Appleby said. Jesse Leavenworth, courant.com, 9 Aug. 2021 The politics of leaving a fellow state university behind has long complicated Big 12 schools trying to leave. John Talty | Jtalty@al.com, al, 22 July 2021 In a similar fashion, Delaware is offering those 12 to 17 years old a chance to win a full scholarship to a state university. Rebecca Lurye, courant.com, 6 July 2021 That law establishes a procedure for the Minnesota Department of Health to add a new vaccine requirement to that list, but absent MDH action, there is some doubt over the ability of a state university to do so on its own. Michael Osterholm And J. Michael Oakes, Star Tribune, 22 June 2021 No reason was given to the Sun for the reversal, but UF said in a statement to the paper that no schools in the state university system would be conducting classes online. orlandosentinel.com, 15 Aug. 2021 Officials with the state university system presented a draft agreement to the faculty union proposing a vaccination requirement two weeks ago, Appleby said. Jesse Leavenworth, courant.com, 9 Aug. 2021

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1785, in the meaning defined above

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“State university.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/state%20university. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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state university

noun

English Language Learners Definition of state university

: a university that is owned and run by one of the states of the U.S. as part of the state's public educational system

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