An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church

Cuttington University College, Liberia

It was founded on Feb. 22, 1889, as Hoffman Institute at Harper, Liberia, by Bishop Samuel David Ferguson (1842-1916). In 1897 a divinity school was added and the name was changed to Cuttington Collegiate and Divinity School in honor of its first donor, R. Fulton Cutting. The school closed in 1929 and was reopened in 1949 at Suacoco by Bishop Bravid Washington Harris (1895-1965). In 1976 the name was changed to Cuttington University College.

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