Salisbury University is a public 4-year school located in Salisbury, MD. The school is located between Ocean City and the Chesapeake Bay, just below the Delaware state line. The sprawling 155 acre campus with its many open spaces was recognized in 1988 by the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta as an arboretum. The campus features traditional red brick collegiate architecture. Founded in 1925 as the Maryland State Normal School, it later became known as the Maryland State Teachers College, Salisbury State College, then Salisbury State University and finally, in 2001 the name was shortened to Salisbury University. Among the notable alumni of Salisbury University are Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti, Businessman Frank Perdue.