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 […]

Episcopal Divinity School trustees vote to pursue affiliation with Union Theological Seminary in New York

[Episcopal Divinity School press release] The Board of Trustees of the Episcopal Divinity School Feb. 24 voted to pursue an affiliation with Union Theological Seminary that would create an EDS entity to provide Episcopal theological education and other programs at Union’s campus in New York. The Board of Trustees of Union Theological Seminary has voted enthusiastically to […]

Ann Hallisey to retire, Andrew Hybl to become new CDSP dean of students

Jamie Nelson to become manager of admissions

[Church Divinity School of the Pacific] The Rev. Andrew Hybl (CAS ’1) will become Church Divinity School of the Pacific’s dean of students in May when the Rev. L. Ann Hallisey (DMin ’05) retires from that position, the Very Rev. W. Mark Richardson, president and dean, announced Feb. 24. Hybl has served as director of […]

General Seminary receives ATS Accreditation for new Master of Arts in Ministry

[General Theological Seminary] The General Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that it has received accreditation from The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) for the Seminary’s new Master of Arts in Ministry (M.A.M.). The M.A. in Ministry offers a tailored approach to theological education and formation through several flexible pathways and a variety of specializations. […]

Bexley Seabury President Roger Ferlo to retire in fall 2017

[Bexley Seabury press release] Bexley Seabury, one of 10 accredited seminaries of the Episcopal Church, Dec. 13 announced that the Rev. Dr. Roger Ferlo will conclude his term as president on schedule, in fall 2017. Ferlo will retire after 32 years of ordained ministry and five years of service as the first president of Bexley […]

Committee to Study Relationship of General Theological Seminary and General Convention issues survey

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Committee to Study the Relationship of General Theological Seminary and General Convention has issued the following update: General Convention 2015  Resolution D075 (“Reinvigorate the Accountability of General Theological seminary to General Convention”) frames the work of the Committee to Study the Relationship of General Theological Seminary […]

Nashotah House announces $3.5 million legacy gift

[Nashotah House Theological Seminary press release] Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Wisconsin has received a $3.5 million commitment from the Order of St. Benedict Servants of Christ as a gift to carry on the Order’s legacy. The endowed fund will be used to support the St. Benedict Servants of Christ Professorship in Ascetical Theology and […]

CETALC considers regional issues in theological education in Latin America

[Episcopal News Service] Following an August retreat in Panama with representatives from the different regions of Latin America and the Caribbean, Episcopal and Anglican leaders in theological education are clear that training must include analysis of regional problems so that clergy can perform quality pastoral work. The Commission of Theological Education for Latin America and […]

Bexley Seabury get OK for enhanced Master of Divinity program

[Bexley Seabury press release] Bexley Seabury, one of 10 accredited seminaries of the Episcopal Church, has received authorization from the Illinois Board of Higher Education to offer an enhanced, low-residency Master of Divinity program at its new Hyde Park/Woodlawn campus beginning with the January 2017 term. Bexley Seabury previously offered a residential MDiv. program in […]

Presiding Bishop, two university presidents address commitment to higher education, value of Historically Black Colleges & Universities

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Office of Black Ministries of the Episcopal Church is sponsoring a public recognition event in Washington, DC on Thursday, November 10for its affiliated Historically Black Colleges and Universities of St. Augustine’s University, Raleigh, NC and Voorhees College, Denmark, SC. “The purpose of the Recognition Event is […]