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Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio. It was the first American institution of higher learning to regularly admit female and black students.
In 1833, a pair of Presbyterian ministers, John Jay Shipherd and Philo P. Stewart founded Both the college and the town of Oberlin. The ministers named both after Jean-Frédéric Oberlin, an Alsatian minister whom they both admired.
Oberlin's first two presidents were Asa Mahan, and Charles Finney.
Like other colleges that adopted a far-left stance on social issues in the 2010s, Oberlin College saw its enrollment dramatically drop.
- 2011 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments. Retrieved on November 20, 2012.
- Richardson, Bradford (September 14, 2017). Enrollment drops at schools known for ‘social justice warfare’. The Washington Times. Retrieved September 19, 2017.