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Resources for Alumni/ae

Welcome back alumni/ae of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary!

Our online resources offer you the opportunity to to reconnect with old classmates, locate fellow graduates of the seminary, and to view upcoming events in your area.

We encourage you to continue to participate in the life of your seminary. Although you have graduated and moved on, we hope to remain a resource for theological education and support in your ministry.

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Recently moved and need to update your contact information?  Have a new email address?  Want to share alum news with us? Use the form below and we'll take care of the rest. Thanks!


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The Garrett-Evangelical community cordially invites the 1965 graduates of Garrett Theological Seminary and Evangelical Theological Seminary to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of your commencment. One-half century has brought great change, but one constant remains - the legacy of Christian commitment and spiritual nurture that were hallmarks of these excellent institutions.

The Class of 1965's 50th Reunion will by held on May 14-15, 2015, in conjunction with graduation. For additional information and to register for this exciting event please use the links below.

If you have any immediate questions please contact April McGlothin-Eller, Director of Annual Giving and Seminary Relations, at April.McGlothin-Eller@garrett.edu or by phone at 1-800-736-4627.

Past 50th Reunions

We always enjoy seeing our alums on campus. It is especially our privilege to greet alums who return to us to mark the 50th anniversary of their graduation from Garrett-Evangelical's institutional ancestors.



Class of 1964BW copy


 Class of 1963 website preview





1963   1962   1961





1958 Reunion thumbnail

1960   1959   1958




1957   1956   1955


The 2013 Commencement was held on May 17, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., at First United Methodist Church, 516 Church Street, Evanston, Illinois.  Dr. Morton O. Schapiro, 16th President of Northwestern University and Professor of Economics in Northwestern's Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, delivered the address at Garrett-Evangelical's 156th commencement.  

Class Photos


Class of 2014BW


Class of 2013 forweb preview





2013   2012   2011






2010   2009    2008









2007   2006   2005

Distinguished Alums

The Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary board of trustees may annually select two alums for the Distinguished Alum award:

  • a graduate of more than twenty-five years ago;
  • a graduate of twenty-five years or less.

Consideration shall be given to persons with a record of outstanding ministry in a diversity of settings. The awards shall be given to graduates of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary or its parent bodies Garrett Biblical Institute, Garrett Theological Seminary, Evangelical Theological Seminary, or the Chicago Training School.

Nominations are now invited for the 2016 Distinguished Alum Awards. Please submit your Distinguished Alums Nomination Form by July 31, 2015.

Distinguished Alum Award Recipients


Rita Lester
M. Franklin Dotts

  1999   Ken Chalker
Lowell Gess

Jane Eesley
Earl Francis Lindsay

  1998   Julius Tremble
E. Dale Dunlap 


Tom Goodell
Miley Palmer

  1997   Edsel Ammons
Tom Babler



Phyllis Kohl Coston
Dennis M. Oglesby Jr.


Sharon Zimmerman Rader
William D. White


Matt Hook
Joe Walker


Charlene Kammerer
James Ridgway


Ann E. Streaty Wimberly
Noel Dwight Osborn


Dwight S. Busacca
Beverly J. Shamana


Jeffrey R. Docking
Charles Welsey Jordan


Susan D. Messenger
Anthony J. Shipley


Susan B. Lockman
Robert J. Harman


Rueben P. Job
Myron F. McCoy


Sang-Young Shim
K. James Stein


Robert C. Smith


Sanford W. Brown
Gordon N.C. Sorenson

  1990   Lyle E. Schaller

Darrell L. Jackson
Marcus J. Blaising

  1989   Ronald M. Fasset
John W. Z. Kurewa

Duk Kyu Kwon
E. Carver McGriff

  1988   Warren J. Hartman

Arthur J. Landwehr II
Marsha M. Woolley

  1987   Kenneth L. Engleman
James H. Cone

Jesse DeWitt
Jonathan Keaton

  1986   Ii Sook Chung
Edmund B. Stanton
 2000    Anne Broyles
Howard Clinebell




You may now request transcripts online through the Alum/StudentWeb portal using a credit card.  Login using your ID number and passcode and then select Grades-Transcripts from the menu to the left.  Click on the link to Order an Official Transcript and provide the requested information.

Alternatively, you may request a transcript by completing this form and mailing or faxing it to the registrar. Your signature is required. Requests cannot be taken over the phone. The first transcript is free; subsequent copies cost $5.00 each. In an emergency, a transcript may be faxed for an additional $3.00, in addition to the $5.00 mailed copy.

Mail the form to:
Registrar's Office 
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary 
2121 Sheridan Road 
Evanston, IL 60201

Or, fax it to: 
Attn: Registrar's Office

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