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This chronology of the history of Eastern Washington University has been compiled by many persons, under the direction of the University Archivist. Intended for use by persons at the university, the chronology was originally created for use by the EWU Centennial Committee in 1981. The university was then planning activities to commemorate the centennial of the opening of the institutions’ predecessor, the Benjamin P. Cheney Academy.--from the Foreword.



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