An Article from "The Builder"  A Journal for the Architect and Constructor 1924

Regarding the design of Chengtu University - Fred Rowntree

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Administrative Building

The University is unique in the way in which it co-operates with the Chinese. This is now admitted to he a sound principle for Christian educational work, but even in earlier days the University followed the Government curriculum and was in friendly co-operation with the Government schools. The number of Chinese on the faculty has grown steadily; and while, of course, it takes time to find or train men of sufficient knowledge and capacity and teaching power to serve on the staff of a university, eleven such are already appointed.