November 2013

Going green: Member schools share  
commitment and best practices  
More than forty-five theological schools have joined forces through the Green Seminary Initiative and the Seminary Stewardship Alliance to share best practices for teaching and practicing an environmental ethic in the seminary context and beyond. Read more.

20 tips for achieving economic equilibrium 
Coaches for the Economic Equilibrium in Theological Schools project gathered recently to share observations and best practices for schools facing enrollment declines and other factors that throw their finances out of balance.
Read more.

Position available 
ATS is seeking a Director, Accreditation Services to work with the Commission on Accrediting in reviewing petitions and reports, preparing materials for the Board of Commissioners, arranging routine school focused visits, and maintaining the databases for accrediting-related actions. Read more.

Board of Commissioners' report available online 
The latest Board of Commissioners' report lists recent evaluation committee reports, petitions considered, and actions on required reports received from member schools. Read more.

The staff at ATS is eager to hear what member schools are doing. Please share stories of innovative practices--
collaborations, new programs, new administrative approaches. What's working? What would you like to pursue further? We will use your stories to identify topics and speakers for future conferences, workshops, and webinars as well as authors for Colloquy Online. Please contact Eliza Smith Brown to tell your story. We look forward to hearing from you! 




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Eliza Smith Brown, Director, Communications and External Relations.