Congressional Edition Volume 3084

Congressional Edition Volume 3084

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...through gifts from the Methodist Episcopal Church and contributions from the citizens of Greencastle and Putnam County and others--mainly Mr. W. C. De Pauw, of New Albany, Ind. The officers responsible for the general government of the University are known as the "joint board of trustees and visitors." The trustees, who have exclusive jurisdiction of all matters relating to the financial menagemeut of the institution, are 21 in number, and are divided among the four conferences of the M. E. Church of Indiana. The visitors, 9 in number, are elected annually by their several conferences. The internal government of the university is vested in the faculty, the several schools having their distinct faculties. The institution is organized in four groups of schools, viz, the college, the professional schools, the special schools, and the preparatory school, as follows: (1) The Asbury College of Liberal Arts, which is the academic center of the universitar. (2) 'The School of Theology. (3) The School of Law. (4) The School of Medicine. (5) The School of Military Science and Tactics. (6) The School of Music. (7) The School of Art. (8) The Groencastle Preparatory School. There are eight university buildings, none, of which are specially designated for military purposes. The military department was established in 1877. I questioned a, number of the cadets, and almost without exception they stated that the military course is popular with them. Some of the authorities are fully alive to the importance of the military deportment. Xhe hour for instruction, from 4 to 5 p. m., is not believed to be the most conducive to interest and progress. At least four hours per week should bo set apart for drill. - The number of students in...show more

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  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 562g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123657334X
  • 9781236573346