January 2018 

Henry Luce Foundation awards $600,000 to ATS
A new grant will fund a study of future possibilities for theological scholarship. Read more.


Five principles for change in theological schools

Frank Yamada shares advice presented at the ATS Presidential Leadership Intensive Conference in December. Read more.

A closer look at enrollment
ATS CFO Chris Meinzer drills down to reveal how enrollment growth at member schools differs by degree program and ecclesial family. Read more.

Three practices to promote your DMin program
Findings from a survey of DMin directors suggest three ways to address delivery, student preparation, and faculty that might boost student success. Read more.

Preview of Centennial Biennial Meeting
June 20-21 in Denver
Book hotel and travel now for this special celebration, which will feature an Innovation Expo showcasing models and practices that are working at member theological schools. A pre-conference for chief academic officers is also available. Registration for both events opens in February. Learn more.

New ECFFM resources
Check out the latest videos with best practices and new data gathered from theological school alumni/ae through the Economic Challenges Facing Future Ministers project.  

first annual conference on competency-based theological education

CBTE 2018 is scheduled for November 5-6 in Vancouver, Canada. Read more.


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