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In an effort to best safeguard our seminary community and the campus moving forward, the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary campus, including the Styberg Library, will be closed, effective Monday, March 16, and will remain closed through Sunday, April 12.
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Dr. Dong Hyeon Jeong
March 30, 2020 — Garrett-Evangelical is excited to announce that Dr. Dong Hyeon Jeong will join the faculty as Assistant Professor of New Testament Interpretation, effective July 1, 2020. Jeong brings a wealth of expertise including biblical studies and languages, social justice, race and ethnicity, and posthumanism. The son of Korean missionaries in the Philippines, Jeong is an ordained elder in the Philippine Central Conference, Manila Episcopal Area, Southwest Philippines Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.
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March 3, 2020 — The Board of Trustees and the presidential search committee at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary invite nominations and applications for the presidency. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials received by March 31, 2020 will be assured of full consideration.
Seminaries that Change the World Class of 2020
February 11, 2020 — This week the Center for Faith and Service announced its list of Seminaries that Change the World: Class of 2020. We are delighted to report that for the fourth consecutive year Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary has been recognized by the Center in its listing of Seminaries that Change the World.
Dr. Luis R. Rivera
February 10, 2020 — Dr. Luis R. Rivera, associate professor of theology and former academic dean at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, was awarded a $40,000 2020 Sabbatical Grant for Researchers from the Louisville Institute. He is grateful to President Lallene J. Rector, Academic Dean Mai-Anh Le Tran, and Dr. Justo L. Gonzalez for their support during the application process.
President Lallene J. Rector
February 3, 2020 — Mr. Jerre Stead, chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, announced today that Dr. Lallene J. Rector has expressed her intention to transition out of her leadership role in the Office of the President, effective August 1, 2020. An esteemed faculty member of Garrett-Evangelical since 1986, she served as academic dean and vice president of academic affairs from 2006-2013, and as president beginning January 1, 2014. The decision to transition out of this role in the next six months stems from personal commitments to care for loved ones with serious health matters.