The sixth President of Tennessee State University died August 27 in his home in Brentwood, Tennessee. Read more about the life and time of Dr. Hefner.
With over 9000 students, Tennessee State University is Nashville's only public university, and is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant university offering 45 undergraduate, 24 graduate and seven doctoral programs.
Tennessee State University is engaging in cutting-edge research to address critical issues in our society. From biotechnology, homeland security and agriculture, TSU provides collaborative and experimental learning opportunities to help expand the boundaries of science, education and technology.
Tennessee State University’s College of Public Service and Urban Affairs provides rich academic programs focused on building students’ skills and knowledge of urban affairs, public administration and leadership.
In Tennessee State University’s College of Agriculture students learn to expand the realm of agriculture by growing plants for fuel, preparing healthier foods, cleaning the environment, and creating new medicines.
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