H. Leo Boles, 6th President 1913-20, 1923-32
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Boles, H. Leo
Nashville Bible School, Presidents
David Lipscomb College, Presidents
Lipscomb University, Presidents
H. Leo Boles was the sixth president of the school. He attended Burritt College, Nashville Bible School, Vanderbilt University, and the Southern School of Divinity. Boles accomplished many milestones during both of his tenures as president. They include the first regular salary for faculty (1916), the Alumni Association created (1916), the school renamed David Lipscomb College (1918), the first school publication The Babbler published(1924), the first college band created, first interscholastic basketball and baseball, and the first May Day celebration. The school also became a member of the American Association of Junior Colleges during this time.
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