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Dorothy Evans Ackerman taught voice lessons and directed choirs at several Adventist schools (especially Southern Missionary College, now Southern Adventist University).
George Washington Colcord was a pastor, evangelist, conference president, and educator who founded two academies that were forerunners of universities (Walla Walla University and Southern Adventist University).
Kenneth R Davis was a pastor, and an academy dormitory dean, principal, and Bible teacher; at Southern Missionary College (now Southern Adventist University) he was a testing and counseling director, teacher, dormitory dean, and dean of students. He was affectionately referred to as K.R.
Charles "Chick" Fleming, Jr. was the business manager who, according to Frank Knittel (president of Southern Missionary College from 1971 to 1983) did "more for SMC as an individual than any other several men put together."
Frederick Griggs, academy principal, college president, division president, and General Conference educational secretary, was one of the most influential people in the creation and growth of the worldwide Adventist educational system.
Jan Charles Haluska was an award-winning English professor at Southern Adventist University.
Harry Heber Hamilton was a professor, academy principal, and president of three colleges in the United States.
Rochelle Florence Philmon Kilgore was an exemplary student, a church school teacher, an English professor, an international student recruiter, and centenarian.
Frank Knittel served the Seventh-day Adventist educational system on the elementary, secondary, and collegiate levels, most notably as a president of Southern Missionary College.
Norris W. Lawrence was an editor, teacher, academy principal, college president, conference educational superintendent, and Missionary Volunteer director.
Carter E Ledford was the first full-time manager of agricultural enterprises at Southern Junior College, now Southern Adventist University,
Conard N. Rees was a coach, dean, professor, school superintendent, high school principal, and college president.
Adell Sherbet's refusal to work on the Sabbath (Saturday) led to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that expanded the legal rights of seventh day Sabbathkeepers as well as those of other people whose religious scruples kept them from working on a different day.
Joseph Grady Smoot was president of Andrews University and also served on the faculty of Columbia Union College (now Washington Adventist University) and Pittsburg (Kansas) State University.
Southern Adventist University is a Seventh-day Adventist coeducational liberal arts college offering sixty-four baccalaureate majors, seventeen associate majors, ten masters degrees, and one doctoral degree program. Its enrollment in the fall of 2018 was 2,942 undergraduate and graduate students.
Charles L. Stone, academy principal, college president, and union conference educational director in the United States and Panama.
John Ellis Tenney was a professor at Battle Creek College and principal of Southern Training School (forerunner of Southern Adventist University).
The American Sabbath Union was an interdenominational religious body promoting the enactment and enforcement of strict Sunday legislation. Its leading spokesperson frequently attacked Seventh-day Adventists, and the legislation they promoted drew Adventists into the arena of political agitation.