From: Channel 9
DENVER - The board of trustees votes 6 to 3 to change the name of Metropolitan State College of Denver to Metropolitan State University of Denver on Thursday, but the process it not done yet.
In a public meeting attended by about 50 people, the three-year-long process came to a close - at least on the board of trustees' part.
The name change still has to be approved by the legislature. According to the board, the proposed name change will be introduced int he senate education committee next week. If approved by the Senate, it will then move to the House.
Metro officials hope the name change will be official by June, which means logo and sign changes will have to be ready by the 2012-2013 school year.
The name is a compromise from the original name change proposal University of Denver does not plan to take any legal action against this new name proposal.