Rev. Dr. Reginald Blount (G-ETS 2005), associate professor of formation, leadership, and culture at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, has been appointed by President Javier A. Viera to the Murray H. Leiffer Chair in Formation, Leadership and Culture, effective January 1, 2022. Formerly held by Rev. Dr. Richard D. Tholin (1985-1993), Rev. Dr. Mark A. Fowler (2000-2016), and Rev. Dr. Timothy R. Eberhart (2020-2021), Blount is the fourth person and first person of color to be appointed to the Leiffer chair since its establishment in 1984.