January 2017 

ATS Educational Models and Practices project announces grants program  
Member schools may apply for grants of up to $50,000 to explore innovative approaches to theological education and up to $15,000 to support faculty development. Read more and apply. 
Carpenter grant to fund research and 20th anniversary celebration for Women in Leadership  
ATS has received $150,000 from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation in support of its Women in Leadership (WIL) initiative. Read more.

ATS welcomes Christopher The as new director, commission information services
He will assume Lori Neff LaRue's position on February 1. Read more.

Mary H. Young named new director,  leadership education at ATS

After 23 years in service to Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology in Richmond, Virginia, she will join the ATS staff in June. Read more
New blog posts on Educational Models and Data Matters
Steve Graham reflects on the shared challenges in legal and theological education, and Tom Tanner writes about four metrics that are being increasingly viewed as definitive measures of educational quality, when in reality they have little to say about it. Read more and subscribe. 

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