February 2017 

Get to know the next ATS executive director: an interview with Frank Yamada
Yamada shares his vision for theological education and the future of ATS, while Daniel Aleshire comments in his blog on this significant time of transition. Read more. 
Board of Commissioners launches planning effort for next redevelopment of Standards and Procedures
At its February meeting, the board authorized a committee to develop a process for the membership to consider at the 2018 Centennial Biennial Meeting. Read more.

Final class of Luce Fellows named
Six scholars become the 24th and final cohort to receive the prestigious Henry Luce III Fellowship in Theology. Read more.

Online learning at ATS schools: Part 1--Looking back at our past
In the first of a two-part series, accreditor Tom Tanner looks at a controversial but growing educational model and what we have learned from our brief history with it. Read more. 
Still not sure what the Educational Models and Practices initiative is all about?
Watch a brief Q & A video with Steve Graham, who explains the who, what, where, when, and why!  
Bringing data into focus
In the latest Data Matters blog post, Jo Ann Deasy suggests five questions to guide how data can be edited for maximum effect. Read more and subscribe.

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