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 Utah State University – Historical Name Changes Under Utah State Law

1888
The Agricultural College of Utah founded March 8, 1888
    Source: Section 1852, Compiled Laws of Utah, 1888
1929
The Agricultural College of Utah became Utah State Agricultural College, effective July 1, 1929
    Source: Chapter 41, Laws of Utah 1929
1957
Utah State Agricultural College became Utah State University of Agriculture and Applied Science, effective July 1, 1957
    Source: Chapter 102, Laws of Utah 1957 (amending Utah Code Annotated Sections 53-32-2 to 53-32-3 (1953))
2000
Utah State University of Agriculture and Applied Science became Utah State University, effective July 1, 2000
    Source: Chapter 7, Laws of Utah 2000 (amending Utah Code Annotated Section 53B-1-102 (1953))
2010
College of Eastern Utah became a comprehensive regional college of Utah State University called Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah, effective July 1, 2010
    Source: Chapter 211, Laws of Utah 2010 (enacting Utah Code Annotated Section 53B-18-1201)
2013
Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah became Utah State University Eastern, effective May 14, 2013
    Source: Chapter 465, Laws of Utah 2013 (amending Utah Code Annotated Section 53B-18-1201)