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The Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Board of Trustees unanimously approved the promotion of Dr. Wonhee Anne Joh from associate to full professor of systematic theology at their bi-annual meeting on May 11, 2017. This historic promotion makes Joh the first Korean American female full professor of systematic theology in the United States and the first Asian American female to earn full professor in the seminary’s 162-year history.
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David L. Heetland Receiving the Eliza Garrett Award
May 18, 2017 — Rev. Dr. David L. Heetland, Vice President for Development at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, was honored with the Eliza Garrett Distinguished Service Award for the successful completion of the Forging Our Future capital campaign, raising over $100 million for scholarship, faculty, program, and unrestricted support. President Lallene J. Rector presented Heetland with the award at the Board of Trustees meeting on May 11, 2017.
Stephen Dahl, Lallene J. Rector, Carmichael Crutchfield
May 17, 2017 — The Rev. Dr. Carmichael D. Crutchfield and the Rev. Dr. Stephen A. Dahl were named the 2017 Distinguished Alums at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary’s 160th Commencement on May 12, 2017. Each year Garrett-Evangelical chooses two alums to be honored as Distinguished Alums. One alum is chosen from the most recent 25 years of graduates, and one alum is chosen from alums who graduated over 25 years ago.
President Lallene J. Rector and Chairperson Jerre Stead
May 11, 2017 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary has surpassed its $100 million Forging Our Future capital campaign goal, the largest fundraising effort in the seminary’s 162-year history. With over 17,100 donors contributing to the success of this campaign, the goal was surpassed with a recent $5 million commitment to unrestricted endowment from Ernest and Bernice Styberg.
Mai-Anh Tran
May 10, 2017 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Mai-Anh Le Tran as associate professor of religious education and practical theology. Tran is an experienced educator, a well-respected scholar in the field of religious education, and deeply dedicated to the church and community. Her appointment will officially begin July 1, 2017.
2016-2017 President's Annual Report
May 9, 2017 — In these transformative and exciting times, we have taken particular care to ensure Garrett-Evangelical is a servant seminary dedicated to partnership with the global/church, benefiting our surrounding community, providing hospitality and inclusive welcome, and caring for the seminary's future through generational stewardship. Here is how we have sustained these commitments in 2016-17 academic year.