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"Melody Marion and Amanda Ford trace the formation of this Jefferson City, Tennessee, institution from its founding as Mossy Creek Missionary Baptist Seminary in 1850 to the one-hundred-and-twenty acre university campus that is Carson-Newman today. Along the way, Marion and Ford discuss the school's Baptist foundations, its coeducational merger in the late nineteenth century, a string of presidents both exceptional and misguided, and its expansion from college to university in the twenty-first century"--

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"Melody Marion and Amanda Ford trace the formation of this Jefferson City, Tennessee, institution from its founding as Mossy Creek Missionary Baptist Seminary in 1850 to the one-hundred-and-twenty acre university campus that is Carson-Newman today. Along the way, Marion and Ford discuss the school's Baptist foundations, its coeducational merger in the late nineteenth century, a string of presidents both exceptional and misguided, and its expansion from college to university in the twenty-first century"--
Autorenporträt
MELODY MARION, a Nashville native, earned degrees from Carson-Newman and Vanderbilt University's Peabody College. After a longtime career in editorial work at the Baptist Sunday School Board/Lifeway Christian Resources, she has lived in each of Tennessee's three Grand Divisions. AMANDA FORD received her doctorate from the University of Arkansas. Her work has appeared in the International Social Science Review, Encyclopedia of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, and Encyclopedia of the British Empire.