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Udon Thani Rajabhat University

Udon Thani Rajabhat University
มหาวิทยาลัยราชภัฏอุดรธานี
Motto ธมฺมจารี สุขํเสติ
(ผู้ประพฤติธรรมย่อมอยู่เป็นสุข)
Type Public
Established July 1, 1923 (1923-07-01)
President Nattitep Pitaksanurat , PhD.
Students 22,577
Undergraduates 21,350
Location Udon Thani
Campus Udon Thani (Main Campus)
Bueng Kan Campus
Sam Phrao Campus
Colours          Green - Yellow
Website [www.udru.ac.th]

Udon Thani Rajabhat University (UDRU) is a university in Udon Thani, northeast Thailand. It confers associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees.[1]

Timeline

  • 1923: School founded as the "Teacher Training School in Agriculture Udon Thani".
  • 1930: Its name was changed to "Teacher Training School" (men-only initially).
  • 1958: Name changed to "Udon Thani Teachers' Training School".
  • 1960: Upgraded in status to "Udon Thani Teachers' College".
  • 1975: Following passage of the "Teachers' College Act", Udon Thani Teachers' College was permitted to offer bachelor's degrees.
  • 1992: King Bhumibol Adulyadej granted the name "Rajabhat Institute" ("Rajabhat" means "people of the king") to teachers' colleges nationwide.
  • 2003: In 2003 the "Rajabhat University Act" was passed.
  • 2004: Udon Thani Rajabhat Institute assumed university status on 15 June and adopted the new name "Udon Thani Rajabhat University".[1]

Campuses

Udon Thani Rajabhat University in Udon Thani (main campus), Thailand

The university has three campuses:[2]

  • Main Campus Udon Thani
  • Bueng Kan Campus
  • Sam Phrao Campus

Faculties

  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Science
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Management Science
  • Faculty of Technology[2]

Ranking

In July 2013, the university was ranked 65th best in Thailand by Webometrics.[3]

See also

Rajabhat University system

References

  1. ^ a b "About Us: History". Udon Thani Rajabhat University. Retrieved 30 November 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "About us: UDRU at a Glance". Udon Thani Rajabhat University. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Webometrics Thailand university ranking July 2013". Study in Thailand.org. Retrieved 30 November 2015.