East Tennessee State University, often called ETSU, opened in 1911 as East Tennessee State Normal University. After expanding the range of courses and obtaining university status, the university adopted its current name in 1963. It is located in Johnson City, Tennessee and is a public university. Although it is part of the Tennessee State University and community college system, the university is still managed by the institutional board of Trustees. The university currently offers more than 140 undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of arts and sciences, education, business, public and allied health, nursing as well as applied science and technology, and nearly 40 online programs.