When Ward-Belmont opened on September 25, 1913, the new manifestation of the school included a junior college, a preparatory school, a primary school, and a music conservatory.

From its inception, Ward-Belmont emphasized that higher education in its ideal form, its “full educational birthright,” ought always to couple secular learning and spiritual development.

Excerpts from Joy Jordan-Lake’s “From Here to Anywhere: A History of Belmont University,1890-2015”

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