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2017-02 Archive

Dr. James E. K. Hildreth, president of Meharry Medical College, to Deliver Address at 160th Commencement

Dr. James E. K. Hildreth, president and chief executive officer of Meharry Medical College, will be the commencement speaker at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary’s 160th Commencement service on May 12, 2017. Hildreth will also be awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. The commencement service will begin at 10:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Evanston.

Remembering Rabbi Herman Schaalman, Longest Serving Adjunct Professor

Rabbi Herman Schaalman, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary’s longest serving adjunct professor, died in his home on Tuesday, January 31 at the age of 100. The longtime leader of Emanuel Congregation in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood, former president of the nation's Reform rabbis, and an interfaith pioneer, began teaching at Garrett-Evangelical in 1957 and taught his last course in 2015.