From then on, most Republican candidates for local and statewide offices sought the endorsement of Bob Jones III and greeted faculty/staff voters at the University Dining Common.The university also encourages church planting in areas of the United States in great need of fundamental churches , and it has provided financial and logistical assistance to ministerial graduates in starting more than a hundred new churches.In December 2011, in response to accusations of mishandling of student reports of sexual abuse (most of which had occurred in their home churches when the students were minors) and a concurrent reporting issue at a church pastored by a university board member,  Released in December 2014, the GRACE report suggested that BJU had discouraged students from reporting past sexual abuse, and though the University declined to implement many of the report s recommendations, President Steve Pettit formally apologized to those who felt they did not receive from us genuine love, compassion, understanding, and support after suffering sexual abuse or assault.Bush, as candidate for President, spoke during school s chapel hour. In the spring, a similar competition sponsored by the American Association of Christian Schools, and hosted by BJU since 1977, brings thousands of national finalists to the university from around the country. The museum also includes a variety of Holy Land antiquities collected in the early 20th century by missionaries Frank and Barbara Bowen.More than a hundred concerts, recitals, and laboratory theater productions are also presented annually. When, in 1966, Graham held his only American campaign in Greenville,  the university forbade any BJU dormitory student from attending under penalty of expulsion.
They are also required to attend chapel four days a week, as well as at least two services per week at an approved local fundamental church interracialdating central.The year following the Court decision, contributions to the university declined by 13 percent.Nevertheless, Jones s move to Cleveland proved extraordinarily advantageous.officially became the school s second president in 1947 just before the college moved to Greenville, South Carolina, and became Bob Jones University.Each Easter season, the university and the Museum & Gallery present the Living Gallery, a series of tableaux vivants recreating noted works of religious art using live models disguised as part of two-dimensional paintings., Greenville, South Carolina, United States Bob Jones University ( BJU) is a private, non-denominational Protestant university in Greenville, South Carolina, United States, known for its conservative cultural and religious positions.