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At a meeting of the Georgia Baptist Convention in Waycross, Georgia, a resolution to admit women to other departments in addition to the School of Pedagogy was defeated. (Dowell, p. 214)


In subsequent years, the Mercer University catalogs list the School of Pedagogy under varying names ranging from the School of Pedagogy; the School of Education, separate from the College of Liberal Arts; and finally, in the 1950s, the Department of Education within the College of Liberal Arts.