October 2017 

ATS seeks fifth accreditor
Do you know someone who might be right for the job? Review of nominations and applications will begin November 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. The starting date for this position is July 1, 2018, or earlier. Read more.

2017 State of the Industry webinar scheduled for November 7
Register now to hear reflections from new ATS Executive Director Frank Yamada, a broad overview of enrollment and financial data, and a summary of the most recent findings of the Educational Models and Practices project.

Special event invitations for AAR/SBL
Register now for a dinner and conversation with The Association of Asian North American Theological Educators (AANATE), Celebrating Asian North Americans in Theological Education-featuring Frank Yamada and a distinguished panel-at the historic Old South Church on Friday, November 17, 6-9 pm. In addition, ATS and the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion will co-sponsor a session, Seminary Teaching & Formation Online, on Sunday, November 19, 2:30-4 pm.

An update on member schools in the wake of the hurricanes
New reports from member schools in Puerto Rico, Florida, and Texas describe conditions and needs. Read more.

Economic Challenges Facing Future Ministers Forum showcases growing collection of resources
The October 2017 Forum shared an abundance of new resources to add to an already rich supply. Read more.

Graduating student questionnaire reveals fewer students taking out loans and other insights
More than 6,000 2017 graduates provide feedback on debt, educational effectiveness, and vocational plans. Read more. 

Theological Education
adds two issues
Two new is sues of the journal have been released, focusing on Research and the Economic Issues Facin g F uture  Ministers initiative. They join an archive of 145 back issues that can be searched using an online index

November 7
November 8-10
Biennial Meeting
Denver, CO
June 20-21, 2018

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