University of Notre Dame

Chronicles of Notre Dame du Lac
Edward Sorin, CSC -- Translated by John M. Toohey, CSC, 1895
pg 130                             Chapter VIII. Year 1849

                    1.  Development of the Sisters' Academy at Bertrand

                  Up to this time the school of the Sisters at Bertrand had 
             made hardly any progress, because of the lack of Sisters really 
             competent.  Hence the arrival of Miss Shee in the month of October 
             1848 was a real acquisition.  A few months afterwards a prospectus 
             was published and some twenty boarders filled all the places in 
             the young academy.  The institution at Bertrand has already made a 
             name for itself, and if it is only conducted wisely in the future, 
             it will easily succeed.  The monthly exhibitions here, just as at 
             the university, will do much good.

                                2.  New Programme of Studies

                  The plan of studies followed by the Jesuits was adopted at 
             the return of the pupils in the month of September, but the 
             results could not be clearly perceived until during the course of 
             the following year.  They were decidedly favorable.  Whilst giving 

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