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Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary earned a reaffirmation of accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), extending the seminary’s accreditation through 2028. The Institutional Actions Council of the HLC met on March 4, 2019, to determine the seminary’s accreditation status.
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AUMTS Report
March 18, 2019 — AUMTS commissioned this report in part to assist the denomination in better understanding who we are and what we do within the higher education and denominational contexts within which our thirteen schools function. We also wanted an external perspective on the schools to clarify our strengths, our vulnerabilities, and our needs in faithfully serving the church now and in the future.
Rev. Grace Imathiu
March 13, 2019 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce Rev. Grace Imathiu, senior pastor of First United Methodist Church in Evanston, Illinois, will speak at the seminary’s 162st Commencement on May 17, 2019. Imathiu has been in ministry over several decades and continents, working to create communities of love, hope, and inclusion. The Commencement service will begin at 10:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Evanston. All are welcome to attend.
2019 Town Hall with President Rector
March 13, 2019 — Now in her fifth year as president of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, President Lallene J. Rector will hold her annual Town Hall for all constituents of the seminary, on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 12 – 1 p.m. (CDT). This 60-minute live and interactive presentation will be available both by telephone and in an online audio forum.
ATS logo and photo of Garrett-Evangelical
March 8, 2019 — At their meeting on February 7-8, 2019, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Board of Commissioners for the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) voted to re-accredit Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary for ten years, the maximum period for which accreditation is granted.
Evanston Interfaith Climate Summit | Prayer. Collaboration. Action.
March 4, 2019 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary will host an Interfaith Climate Summit for the Evanston community on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Co-sponsors for the event include the City of Evanston, Northwestern University Spiritual Life, Citizens’ Greener Evanston, and Faith in Place.