242 History of Wake Forest College
did not have before. The Convention's right to remove trustees has
made the boards more circumspect in keeping their actions in
conformity with the wishes of the Convention. Only once, however,
has there been any friction; that was in 1936, when the trustees of the
College authorized supervised dancing on the Campus and in the
buildings of the College. It soon became manifest that the Baptists of
the State did not approve this action and that it would bring drastic
action by the Convention; in this situation the Trustees yielded the
point. Though slow in accomplishment it is anticipated that with the
ownership and control of the College secured for the Convention the
Baptists of the State will give it a much larger financial support than
ever before.
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