St. John’s University (Shèng Yuēhàn Dàxué 圣约翰大学)|Shèng Yuēhàn Dàxué 圣约翰大学 (St. John’s University)
Heidi ROSS and Yuhao CEN
Bishop Samuel Isaac Joseph Schereschewsky, the founder of St. John’s University in Shanghai in his study in 1902. On his left is his Chinese secretary, Lien; on his right, his Japanese scribe, Bun.
St. John’s University, known as “St. John’s College” until 1905, was one of Shanghai’s first Christian colleges. Founded in 1879 as a secondary school for boys, by the 1920s St. John’s (sheng yuehan daxue) was