One survey study dated November 1943 focusing on the topic of the financing of higher education within the Church of the Brethren. This is a study of financial problems facing the colleges of the Church of the Brethren. Various college presidents answered the questionnaire with their own particular financial concerns coloring their responses. Much time and effort went into producing this report.
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Bio History Note
Excerpt from the Forward:
The Committee on Financing Higher Education in the Church of the Brethren is appointed by the officers of the General Education Board, consisted of Dr. A. C. Baugher, President of Elizabethtown College, Dr. Charles E. Resser, Curator, Division of Palentology, Smithsonian Institution, and Dr. A. G. Breidenstine, Dean of the Hershey Junior College. The initial session of the committee was held on Saturday, July 31, 1943, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The discussion of this first session continued from 2:30 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. The entire period of time was devoted to the raising of issues and the setting forth of techniques for the study.
Following the extended discussion of the first session, twenty-four major issues and questions were set forth as a working outline for further deliberation. These issues were circulated among the committee members, and considerable time was consumed in their further refinement. Dr. Resser held a rather lengthy session, calling in some of his friends for advice, during which time numerous helpful approaches to the problem were suggested. From the outline proposed by Dr. Resser a preliminary questionnaire challenged all of the committee members to their best efforts, and the final questionnaire was approved unanimously before it was reproduced for mailing.....
Description prepared 19 November 2010 by Jeanine M. Wine.
Note - the Archivist is not able to locate COB Box 1 and wonders if the location of BC2010/49 was recorded in error? J Wine, 21 February 2013.