prayers, the school requires that a student shall pursue a certain number of courses of study chosen from among the following subjects,—Old Testament, New Testament, Church History, Comparative Religion, Ethics, Sociology, Theology, and Homiletics and Pastoral Care.
Instruction in Elocution is also given.
The instruction in the school is nonsectarian; the eleven officers and teachers on its staff, representing various denominations, unite in encouraging an unfettered search for truth.
In 1882 a generous benefactor gave to the university for its Law School a new hall, which, it was calculated, would accommodate the growth of the school for half a century.
In a single decade the school has outgrown this building; in 1896 the students number four hundred and sixty-five.
This rapid growth and the great prosperity of the present are in large measure due to the method of instruction pursued in the school, the so-called Case System, in which students, instead of committing to memory te
ar are, of course, not made up, but the number of students is already over 350, and the other figures will show an increase over all previous years.
Year.No of Students.Fees.Salaries.
In writing of her experiences in America, Dr. Anna Kuhnow, of Leipsic, speaks of the enviable position of women among us, and adds that she missed the feeble health with which they are so widely credited in Germany.
I may safely assert, she continues, that among these college students were the healthiest women, both physically and mentally, that