March 2017 

New data reveal stable enrollment but shifting trends
The 2016-2017 Annual Data Tables have been posted on the ATS website, and they reveal a picture characterized by overall stability but complicated by notable underlying shifts in demographics and preferred degree programs. Read more.


Looking back from the end of the road:
7 insights from a retiring seminary president
Veteran president Michael Cooper-White offers the wisdom gleaned from 17 years heading Lutheran Seminary at Gettysburg. Read more.

Online learning--
Part 2
In this second installment of a two-part article, ATS accreditor Tom Tanner looks at what we have learned from the present state of online learning at member schools. Read more.

Women in ATS schools: 8 data points for conversation
These statistics are worthy of discussion at any member school that aspires to greater representation and success of women among its students, faculty, or administrators. Read more.

Tips of the trade: self-promotion for humble scholars
In this 20-minute video, Julia Kostova from Oxford University Press and Patrick Alexander from the Pennsylvania State University Press present helpful reasons and strategies for faculty to stop hiding their light under a bushel. Watch now. 
Now that's a great question!
In the latest Data Matters blog post, ATS CFO Chris Meinzer answers a query about the tenure of seminary presidents and deans. Read more.

Words and numbers
In the latest Views from the Corner Office blog post, ATS Executive Director Dan Aleshire muses about the challenges of interpreting multi-dimensional text and data. Read more.
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June 20-21, 2018

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