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By Virginia E. Young

ISBN-10: 0738587141

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Randolph-Macon university used to be based as a Methodist-related university in 1830 close to Boydton in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. After the Civil battle, the varsity moved alongside the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad tracks to the wood constructions of a bankrupt lodge resort north of Richmond in Ashland, Virginia. the school was once quickly recognized for such options as required actual schooling. Pres. W. W. Smith multiplied Randolph-Macon right into a method of 5 associations, together with the women�s collage in Lynchburg, Virginia. Pres. Robert Emory Blackwell instilled the school philosophy of �hand cultivation� of scholars, that's nonetheless this present day. After international warfare II, Pres. J. Earl Moreland all started construction the trendy campus. In 1966, African American scholars have been admitted, and although city women took sessions as early as 1893, the varsity grew to become totally coeducational in 1971. at the present time the varsity has grown to over 1,200 scholars and even though nonetheless grounded within the liberal arts, majors variety from accounting to women�s studies.

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