Dedication ceremonies were held on the new campuses of four Protestant seminaries this fall. The services climaxed campus relocation programs for three of the schools: Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, Bethany Theological Seminary, and Northern Baptist Theological Seminary. Bethany, belonging to the Church of the Brethren, and Northern, which is American Baptist, are next-door neighbors on the plains of Illinois at Oakbrook, just west of Chicago.

Waterloo Lutheran Seminary in Waterloo, Ontario, also has a completely new facility. A $515,000 structure replaces an old building that was torn down.

The new Louisville seminary campus embraces nine buildings erected at a total cost of $4,500,000. They are situated on a thirty-acre plot overlooking Cherokee Park in Louisville. The seminary is operated jointly by the Presbyterian Church in the U. S. (Southern), and the United Presbyterian Church in the U. S. A. Two dedication services, including a service of thanksgiving, were held in October.

The Church of the Brethren dedicated its $3,000,000 Oakbrook campus on November 11. Designed for an enrollment of 250, Bethany Theological Seminary now has a complex of eleven buildings. To help pay the costs, the 1,070 Church of the Brethren congregations across the nation conducted special offerings on Sunday, November 10. Bethany is the denomination’s only theological seminary. It was founded in 1905 and until last summer was located on an acre and a half on Chicago’s Near West Side.

Northern Baptist Theological Seminary also had been located in Chicago before its move to Oakbrook. Five buildings have already been completed on the new campus, and more are to come. Present value is nearly $2,000,000. An anonymous ...

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