Education: The Pioneers

One sunny morning last week 200 young men and women in faded khaki and blue denim uniforms filed into a warehouse on a barren hill west of the Formosan city of Taichung. They were there to begin their college education. Standing before piles of shipping crates, President Beauson Tseng, 61, welcomed them to a unique educational enterprise: Tunghai University, the first Christian university in Formosa's history.

Permanent Element. The academic ideal which came to life in last week's simple ceremony dates back to the end of the Japanese occupation of Formosa. At that time Protestant leaders in Formosa began to press...

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