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The scholaster is the head of a collegiate school . He belongs to the dignities , i.e. H. the outstanding offices and dignities of a pen . In the ranking he is in third place after the provost and the dean , whom he also represents in the event of a vacancy .

Correspondingly, the cathedral scholaster (also cathedral scholast, cathedral schoolmaster, magister scholarum ) is a dignitary of the cathedral chapter , who is entrusted with the management of the monastery or cathedral school .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Heinrich Joseph Wetzer, Benedikt Welte (ed.): Church Lexicon or Encyclopedia of Catholic Theology and its auxiliary sciences . Third volume. Herder'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Freiburg im Breisgau 1849, p. 247 ( limited preview in the Google book search; accessed on May 31, 2017).