Title Baccalaureate Sermon Preached to the Graduating Class, in the Chapel
Book Number 16044
WOOLSEY, THEODORE DWIGHT. The Baccalaureate Sermon Preached to the Graduating Class, in the Chapel of Yale College, July 25, 1858, By Rev. Theodore D. Woolsey, D.D., President of Yale College. Published by request of Members of the Class. New Haven: Published by Thomas H. Pease. Printed by J. H. Benham, Glebe Building. MDCCCLVIII.  Disbound pamphlet, light foxing. Collation: 1-34. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, -24 sermon. Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889) scholar, educator, president of Yale College. He studied at Princeton and abroad attending lectures in Paris, Leipzig, Bonn and Berlin, "devoting himself principally to the Greek language and literature; he visited England, and spent some months in Rome... he accepted in 1831 the professorship of the Greek language and literature in Yale College... In 1846 he was called to the presidency of the college... During the twenty-five years of his incumbency the college made greater progress than in any similar period of time theretofore: improvements were effected in the method of education; the faculty was enlarged and strengthened; the curriculum was enriched; the requirements for promotion and for degrees were made more exacting; new buildings were erected, the endowment was increased..."--Dict. Amer. Biog. XX:519-520. We offer his baccalaureate sermon on the text Titus II:6, "Young men, likewise, exhort to be sober minded."