Missouri Wesleyan College

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Missouri Wesleyan College was a college in Cameron, Missouri from 1883 until 1930.[1]

The school opened as the Cameron Institute and became the college in 1887 after the Methodists acquired it.

The college was best known for its music department. Notable alumni include Missouri's 36th governor, Sam A. Baker.

In 1912 it was among the original founders of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association. In 1922 it was among the first owners of a radio station WFAQ operating initially on 834 kc. The station closed in 1924.[2]

The school merged with Baker University in 1926 and closed in 1930.


  1. ^ City of Cameron History - cameron-mo - Retrieved September 23, 2009 Archived February 9, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Frost, S.E. (1971). Education's Own Stations. Arno Press. p. 224. ISBN 9780405035739. Retrieved April 3, 2015.