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officially became the school's second president in 1947 just before the college moved to Greenville, South Carolina, and became Bob Jones University.In Greenville, the university more than doubled in size within two years and started its own radio station, film department, and art gallery—the latter of which eventually became one of the largest collections of religious art in the Western Hemisphere.
In 2008, the university estimated the number of its graduates at 35,000; in 2017, 40,184.Jones said that although he had been averse to naming the school after himself, his friends overcame his reluctance "with the argument that the school would be called by that name because of my connection with it, and to attempt to give it any other name would confuse the people." Bob Jones took no salary from the college and helped support the school with personal savings and income from his evangelistic campaigns. The Florida land boom had peaked in 1925, and a hurricane in September 1926 further reduced land values. Bob Jones College barely survived bankruptcy and its move to Cleveland, Tennessee in 1933.In the same year, the college also ended participation in intercollegiate sports.Madge O’Brien, local protester, said she doesn’t support the Trump administration’s policy on immigration and war, along with many other policies that it’s currently advocating.“I wish they would remember the statue of liberty and the message that it brings, which is, ‘Give me your tired, your poor, your restless, your refuge yearning to be free,’ and which has welcomed so many of our ancestors for the last 400 years,” O’Brien said.As Boyle was the only faculty member from the College of Law present at the rally, he spoke out against his fellow faculty members, calling some “bigots and racists against Muslims.”“This henchman has been working for the Trump department of injustice for the last year and helping them inflict every hideous atrocity you can possibly imagine on everyone in our country, including Latinos, undocumented people, gays, transgenders and Muslims,” Boyle said.