Education: Yenching

The ancient name of the Chinese city until recently known as Peking, but now properly referred to as Peping, was Yenching. Last fortnight many a U.S. educator and tourist, including John D. Rockefeller III, many a Chinese educator and student, traveled a few miles beyond the walls of Peping, witnessed the dedicatory ceremonies of Yenching University. Formed in 1917 by the consolidation of several Christian colleges, Yenching University represents the greatest single expression of U. S. educational philanthropy abroad.

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