February 2015

Seminaries set six enrollment records
In the midst of unprecedented enrollment declines in higher education and a gradual decline in theological school enrollments that began in 2007, the latest figures from The Association of Theological Schools reveal six positive trends. Read more.

Ten things the seminary president can do to build a more effective board
Doug Lewis, president emeritus of Wesley Seminary in Washington, DC, offers ten specific moves the president can make that will build the board's capacity to govern with skill, with wisdom, and with enthusiasm. Whether new to the position or a seasoned veteran, the president can become a change agent by guiding the composition and the work of the board without jeopardizing its role as an independent governing body. Read more.

2015-2016 Luce Fellows announced
ATS and The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc. have named six scholars from ATS member schools as Henry Luce III Fellows in Theology for 2015-2016. The members of this 22nd class of fellows will conduct yearlong research and present their findings at a yearly conference, and in both scholarly and popular journals. Read more.

Redesigned Commission and Association documents now online
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