Dedication of Rood Hall

Biola University, Biola University


Biola University dedicated a campus hall to Dr. Paul Rood (1989-1956), the university's third president, in honor of his incredible life of Christian Service. Rood was president of Biola from 1935-38. During this time he helped organize the International Child Evangelism Fellowship. Additional accomplishments include his inauguration of the Torry Memorial Bible Conference in 1936 and his role in helping Biola receive collegiate accreditation allowing the school to grant bachelor's degrees in theology, sacred music and Christian education.

Dignitaries: T.W. Wilson, Dr. Clyde Cook, Dr. Al Sanders, Woodrow Rood, Don Rood, recorded message by Billy Graham