Garrett-Evangelical News

James Noseworthy Named Senior Assistant to the President

Evanston, IL, May 2010 - The Rev. Dr. James Noseworthy will begin working at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in July 2010, as Senior Assistant to the President.   Noseworthy is leaving his post as president of Hiwassee College in Madisonville, TN, this spring after seven years of service.  Prior to this, he was Assistant General Secretary for Schools, Colleges and Universities at the United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.  He has been a pastor and college chaplain and provided leadership for the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.

James_NoseworthyAt Garrett-Evangelical, Noseworthy will serve in multiple areas including assisting the president’s office with administrative assignments, development work, and grant writing.  Noseworthy will work with the enrollment management office to further develop our strategies for recruiting students from undergraduate schools.  He will do some focused travelling on the behalf of the seminary in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Michigan.  President Philip Amerson commented, "We are thrilled to have someone with Jim's knowledge of the church, commitment to higher education and administrative talents joining the team of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary.  Surely his gifts will be a great boon to our mission of preparing bold leaders for the church, academy and world."

Noseworthy’s wife, Karla Kincannon (G-ETS 1981), is an accomplished liturgical artist and leader of spiritual formation activities.  They will be moving to Evanston in July.

Garrett-Evangelical is a graduate school of theology of The United Methodist Church founded in 1853. Located on the campus of Northwestern University, the seminary serves more than 400 students from many denominations and various cultural backgrounds, fostering an atmosphere of ecumenical interaction. Garrett-Evangelical creates bold leaders through master of divinity, master of arts, master of theological studies, doctor of philosophy and doctor of ministry degrees. Its 4,500 living alumni serve church and society around the world.

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