Temple University

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Temple University,

mainly in Philadelphia; coeducational; founded 1884 by Russell H. ConwellConwell, Russell Herman,
1843–1925, American Baptist minister and lecturer, b. Worthington, Mass. After practicing law, he was ordained (1879) and went to Philadelphia as a minister. He was founder and first president of Temple Univ.
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, chartered 1888 as a college, became a university 1907. In 1965 the university became a state-related institution. It has a well-known medical school and a campus in Rome, Italy. Esther Boyer College of Music and Tyler School of Art are affiliated.
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The Conwell School of Theology moved to South Hamilton, MA, to merge with Gordon Divinity School, forming in 1970 the Gordon-Con well Theological Seminary.
In 1960 the school became Conwell School of Theology, chartered separately but still on the campus of Temple University until 1969, when it combined with Gordon Divinity School, now Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, Mass.