Nashotah House receives historic $3.5 million legacy gift

[Nashotah House Theological Seminary press release] Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Nashotah, Wisconsin, is proud to announce a historic gift of $3.5 million from the Order of St. Benedict Servants of Christ. The gift, presented to Nashotah House this week, endows a professorship in ascetical theology and monastic studies and an annual international conference on […]

VTS appoints Jacqueline F. Ballou vice president for finance and operations

[Virginia Theological Seminary] Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) is delighted to announce Jacqueline “Jacqui” F. Ballou as the new vice president for finance and operations. Ballou, who is currently the director of finance, planning and operations at the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, will join the VTS community on Sep. 1. […]

Trinity School for Ministry appoints David Ney as assistant professor of church history

[Trinity School for Ministry] Trinity School for Ministry is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. David Ney as its new assistant professor of church history. The Board of Trustees of Trinity School for Ministry ratified the call to the Rev. David Ney after a unanimous vote of the faculty in May. Ney’s area of […]

The Rev. Ross Kane to Join VTS faculty as director of doctoral programs

[Virginia Theological Seminary] The trustees of the Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS), at their May 17 board meeting, unanimously approved the appointment of the Rev. E. Ross Kane as the new director of the doctoral programs at VTS. Kane, who currently serves as senior associate rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Virginia, will join the […]

Episcopal Divinity School, Union Theological Seminary agree on collaboration

Kelly Brown Douglas, scholar and racial justice activist, named EDS’s new dean

[Episcopal Divinity School] Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) and Union Theological Seminary announced May 19 that they have signed an agreement that will allow EDS to continue as an Episcopal seminary through a collaboration with Union at its campus in New York City beginning in the fall of 2018. “We had three goals when we began to plan this […]

Scott MacDougall named CDSP assistant professor of theology

[Church Divinity School of the Pacific] Scott MacDougall, a scholar whose research centers on ecclesiology and eschatology, has been named assistant professor of theology at Church Divinity School of the Pacific. MacDougall, who holds a master of arts in theology from General Theological Seminary and a PhD from Fordham University, has been a visiting assistant professor […]

Sense of urgency spurs plans for Anglican university in South Sudan

[Anglican Communion News Service] A charity is working with the Episcopal Church in South Sudan to open a multi-campus university within the next two years, with the aim of helping the next generation escape the violence that has plagued the country. In 2011, Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul commissioned a feasibility study to explore how the […]

Jonathan Soyars named Louisville Institute postdoctoral fellow at Louisville Seminary

Will serve as visiting professor of New Testament beginning in the fall

[Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary] The Rev. Jonathan Soyars, curate at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, has been named visiting assistant professor of New Testament at Louisville PresbyterianTheological Seminary. His professorship comes as part of the Louisville Institute’s Postdoctoral Fellowship program, which places top recent Ph.D. graduates in theological schools for two years, […]

Rev. John Floberg to receive honorary degree at Bexley Seabury convocation

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. John Floberg, a member of the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church, will be one of three guest faculty at Bexley Seabury Seminary’s Convocation 2017, where he is scheduled to receive an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree. Bexley Seabury alums, faculty, staff and supporters will gather April 26 in Chicago, Illinois, […]

New president inaugurated at Voorhees College

[Anglican Communion News Service] Calling on his students and colleagues to “think differently,” W. Franklin Evans was inaugurated on April 7 as the ninth president of Voorhees College, exactly 120 years to the day when educator Elizabeth Evelyn Wright opened the school for children of former slaves that grew into the College. “I will uphold the […]