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2021-07 Archive

Dr. Wonhee Anne Joh, professor of theology and culture, has been named director of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary’s doctor of philosophy program. Joh will take over the position from Dr. Charles Cosgrove, professor emeritus of early Christian literature, who retired July 1, 2021.

Dr. Charles H. Cosgrove, professor of early Christian literature and director of the PhD program at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, retired on July 1, 2021. Upon his retirement he was officially named faculty emeritus and having mastered the “triple threat” of the classical education—language, rhetoric, and music—he received the title, “a true renaissance man,” from his faculty colleagues.

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary will welcome Rev. D. Scott Ostlund as vice president for enrollment management beginning July 26, 2021. A provisional elder in the Oregon-Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church, Ostlund comes to Garrett-Evangelical from Drew University Theological School where he served as associate director of theological admissions. Rev. Becky J. Eberhart, who held this role since 2010, has been promoted to vice president for strategic initiatives and partnerships effective July 1.