Education

Metro State name change official after six years, thousands of surveys, $95,000

What's in a name? For the newly minted Metropolitan State University of Denver, about six years of research and discussion, thousands of surveys, numerous focus groups and $95,000. That's a portion of what went into a name change from Metropolitan State College of Denver that was made official yesterday when Governor John Hickenlooper signed a senate bill on campus. School administrators hope the name change will add value to degrees and clear up confusion about Metro State.
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Kyle Garratt
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