William B. Stewart : President 1890 - 1893


• William B. Stewart becomes Berea's second president on October 12, 1890. A Baptist minister from Toronto, Canada, Stewart's views reflected Fee's perspective in that Berea offered a Christian education.

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• In April, students learn the printing business, and is considered the first skilled labor position created at Berea College.


• "Traveling Libraries" containing 15-20 books in a wooden box, were taken by students into the outlying mountain communities, beginning in the 1890s and for decades to come.

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• Starting with the fall semester, tuition from hereafter would be free.

Celebrating 150 Years
150 Years of Learning, Labor, and Service

Larry D. Shinn John B. Stephenson Willis Weatherford Francis Hutchins William J. Hutchins William Goodell Frost William B. Stewart Edward Henry Fairchild John Gregg Fee