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DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER INSTRUCTION
FIRST SESSION. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, NASHVILLE, TENN., July 17, 1889. The Department of Higher Education met at 3:30 P. m., and was called to order by the President, S. H. Peabody.
G. R. Cutting, of Lake Forest, Illinois, was elected Secretary pro tem. W. F. King, of Cornell College, Iowa, offered prayer.
The President of the Department then read a paper on “An Educational Experiment."
In the absence of the regular appointees, business was taken up.
A Committee on Nominations was appointed, consisting of W. F. King of Iowa, J. I. McCain of South Carolina, and T. M. Goodknight of Kentucky.
The meeting then adjourned.
SECOND SESSION.- JULY 19. The Department met in the same place, on Friday, July 19; President Peabody in the chair.
The Committee on Nominations of Officers presented the following report:
President-G. Stanley Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts.
A paper was then presented by A. Owen, Roger Williams University, Nashville, on “The Higher Education of the Colored Race - What has been done; what can be done."
W. S. Scarborough, Wilberforce University, Ohio, read a paper upon the same subject. A discussion followed, opened by E. M. Cravath, of Fisk University,
Nashville, and continued by the following gentlemen: George W. Hubbard,
G. R. CUTTING, Secretary pro tem.