About University of Memphis:
The University of Memphis, also called The U of M, is an American public research university located in the Normal Station neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee. Founded in 1912, the University has an enrollment of more than 21,000 students. The school has twenty-five Chairs of Excellence and five state-approved Centers of Excellence. Until 2017, the school was the flagship institution of The Tennessee Board of Regents system. In 2017, the six Universities that were part of the Tennessee Board of Regents system, including the University of Memphis, became locally governed, each with its own board.
The university maintains The Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI), The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, the former Lambuth University campus (now a branch campus of The University of Memphis), The Loewenberg College of Nursing, The School of Public Health, The College of Communication and Fine Arts, The FedEx Institute of Technology, The Advanced Distributed Learning Workforce Co-Lab, and The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology.