James A. Harding, 1st President 1891-1901
Beaman Library Special Collections and Archives
Harding, James A.
Nashville Bible School, Presidents
Lipscomb University, Presidents
James A. Harding was the first president of the Nashville Bible School. He attended Bethany College. Some of the milestones of his presidency include being the first "superintendent" of the school, opening the first session in October 1891 with 9 students, creating the first college catalogue in 1894, graduating the first class (5 men awarded diplomas), and chartering the Nashville Bible School on February 2, 1901.
Marie Byers and Kayce Gill
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