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Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Brian Bantum as the Neal F. and Ila A. Fisher Chair of Theology, effective July 1, 2019. Bantum is an accomplished theologian who writes on the intersection of theology and identity, exploring how the claims of Christian identity are illumined and challenged by the realities of race, ethnicity, and gender.
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Forum for Theological Exploration
April 8, 2019 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is proud to announce doctoral students Gina A. S. Robinson and Bryson White have been selected to receive a 2019 Doctoral Fellowship from the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE).
Taurean J. Web
March 28, 2019 — Having just completed a national search, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Taurean J. Webb as director of the Center for the Church and the Black Experience (CBE). In addition, Webb will be joining the faculty and will be named as assistant professor of religion and race upon completion of his dissertation. A leading center of Garrett-Evangelical, CBE was founded in 1970 and has empowered and trained generations of leaders for the African American religious community and society-at-large.
Maria Salazar
March 23, 2019 — Maria Alejandra Salazar, current master of divinity student at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, was named a 2019 Emerging Leaders Fellow by the ARC (Arts, Religion, and Culture) organization. Salazar is one of six fellows in the 2019 cohort.
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.
Higher Learninc Commission Logo
March 17, 2019 — 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.