Summer 2016

Lilly Endowment awards
$10 million grant to ATS
The grant will establish the New Century Fund, which is expected to position ATS over 
time to play
a high-impact role in guiding the
future of theological education. Read more.
Biennial Meeting program highlights race/ethnicity issues and changing educational models
As 400 participants gathered in St. Louis for the 50th ATS Biennial Meeting last month, the program provided insights and tools to carry theological education into the future. Read more.

Katarina Schuth honored with 2016 Distinguished Service Award
A noted Roman Catholic scholar becomes the 15th award recipient.
Read more.

ATS welcomes new Associate members and Affiliates and elects new officers, boards, and committees
The membership voted to admit five new Associate member schools and four Affiliate organizations and to elect dozens of individuals to serve in various capacities during the 2016 Biennial Meeting in St. Louis. Read more.

Executive Director Search Committee
retains Diversified Search, posts position

Applications and nominations for the ATS executive director position in Pittsburgh are now being accepted. Read more.
Credit for what you know and do, not for time in class: The rise of competency-based education 
Competency-based education guru Charla Long shares her wisdom on a growing educational trend, featured in In Trust magazine. Read more. 

December 12-14
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