Town Hall Meeting with President Lallene J. Rector at 12 p.m. (CST)

On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, Garrett-Evangelical will sponsor a telephone forum with newly appointed President Lallene Rector. In this 60-minute live presentation, participants will hear President Rector’s vision for Garrett-Evangelical and have an opportunity to ask questions. This telephone forum will begin at 12:00 p.m. (CST).  Register now to be a part of this exciting conversation!

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I believe that, if Garrett-Evangelical understands itself, first and foremost, as servant to the church and to the world, then we will not stray far from God’s purpose for us. The church and the world are more desperate than ever for bold, spiritual leaders. My own personal call to service, along with my experience in the seminary for the last 27 years, have well prepared me to become that next president, who knows in her heart, that God does indeed have a purpose for our school. The question we must now answer is, “How can we best serve today’s church and today’s world?”

-President-Elect Lallene J. Rector


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a TeleForum™?
Powered by Broadnet, this teleforum is an invitation to engage with President Rector with just one call. You will be invited to be part of a real conversation and a shared live experience – instantly connecting alumni and friends seeking information and engagement with President Rector.

Why should I register for the TeleForum™?
An invitation call to join the Town Hall Meeting will be sent to all alums and friends minutes prior to the start time - 12:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, January 15. If you have a preferred number you want us to call or if you are not sure if we have your current contact information, register now to make sure we are able to connect.

To register, click here.

Will the information I submit to register be shared with any third party vendors?
Absolutely not! Garrett-Evangelical handles your personal information with the utmost care. By contract with Garrett-Evangelical, Broadnet will not share your personal information with any third party vendor.

How long will the TeleForum™ last?
The virtual town hall will begin at 12:00 p.m. CST and will end promptly at 1:00 p.m. CST. Participants can expect an invitation call between 11:55 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CST.

What if I cannot listen to the TeleForum™ for the entire hour?
You are not required to listen/participate in the entire virtual town hall. Once you receieve your invitation call, you may hang up at any time. If you miss your invitation call and cannot join promptly at 12:00 p.m. CST, then you may call 1-877-229-8493 (and enter ID Code: 112095 when prompted) at anytime between 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CST to listen/participate in the virtual town hall.

Will I be able to ask President Rector a question during the TeleForum™?
President Rector will be available for questions for approximately 20 minutes. While we cannot guarantee she will get to every question, we will do our best to facilitate as many questions as possible.

Do I have to pay to participate of the TeleForum™?
The virtual Town Hall Meeting is of no cost to you.

Who do I contact if I have other concerns or questions?
If you have other questions or concerns please contact the Communications Office at Garrett-Evangelical at or by phone at 847.866.3866.

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