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Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (Mansfield Classical Seminary)
Mansfield University's history dates to the founding of Mansfield Classical Seminary in 1857. Within months the school burned to the ground, but reopened in 1859. Three years later it became a state normal school, then a state teachers’ college in 1927, a state college in 1960, and in 1983 one of fourteen state universities in Pennsylvania's state system of higher education.
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