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ERIC Number: ED013534
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1959-Sep
Pages: 64
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Reference Count: 0
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REPORT OF A SURVEY OF POTENTIALITIES FOR A COLLEGE IN MOBILE, ALABAMA.
CORNETT, R. ORIN
THE PURPOSE OF THE SURVEY WAS TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF A BAPTIST COLLEGE IN MOBILE, ALABAMA. DATA WERE COLLECTED REGARDING LOCAL POPULATION TRENDS, PROXIMITY TO OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE STATE, INTEREST AND RESOURCES OF POTENTIAL DONORS FROM BAPTISTS AND NON-BAPTISTS IN THE MOBILE AREA AND STATE-WIDE BAPTIST CHURCH MEMBERSHIP. THE EVALUATION OF LOCAL FINANCIAL POTENTIAL AND NEEDS INDICATED THAT--(1) THERE WAS A NEED FOR ADDITIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY IN MOBILE, (2) ALTHOUGH THE FINANCIAL POTENTIAL WAS PRESENT, THE INTEREST IN THE PROJECT NEEDED STIMULATING AND (3) THE ALABAMA BAPTIST CONVENTION WAS CAPABLE OF PROVIDING OPERATING SUBSIDY FOR A NEW COLLEGE. THE SURVEY RECOMMENDED THAT--(1) THE FINDINGS OF THE SURVEY BE STUDIED BY THE ALABAMA BAPTIST CONVENTION, (2) IF THE ALABAMA BAPTIST CONVENTION WAS INTERESTED IN SUPPORTING THIS PROJECT, THE CAMPAIGN BE REORGANIZED AND (3) THE ALABAMA BAPTIST CONVENTION CONSIDER TAKING AN ACTIVE PART IN THE SECURING OF A STATE COLLEGE. THIS REPORT WAS PREPARED FOR THE ALABAMA BAPTIST CONVENTION (SEPTEMBER 1959). (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: ALABAMA; Alabama (Mobile); Baptists