Education: Campus from the Lord

When the news broke in the winter of 1956 that a distinguished educator from St. Louis had bought up the campus of the defunct Chillicothe Business College and was about to open a full-fledged university, the whole town of Chillicothe. Mo. (pop. 9,850) was delighted at the thought of the prestige it would bring. The university's founder-president, the Rev. Clyde Belin. B.B.A.. Th.B.. Th.M., Th.D.. Ph.D., was a scholarly, dedicated-looking gentleman. His plans for setting up a liberal arts college, a Bible college, a college of engineering, and schools of home economics, business, agriculture, journalism and law were certainly impressive, and...

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