On May 23, an anonymously-created website, LaSierraUniversity.net appeared attacking the school for paying biology professors who teach "naturalistic evolution." Featuring letters that have been circulating around cyberspace to church leaders as well as responses from La Sierra University President Randal Wisbey, the site documents the latest in a long series of heated clashes over the role of the academy in the mission of the church as well as the intellectual responsibilities of teachers.
From the Southern Accent:
Stephen Bauer, a professor in Southern’s School of Religion was called by the Adventist Theological Society (ATS) to be president-elect for the years 2009 and 2010.
The Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center (LLUAHSC) board voted Tuesday night (January 27, 2009) over the phone to refuse to reconsider a request from Atlantic Union College (AUC) for a merger with LLU. Lowell Cooper, chairman of the LLUAHSC board, granted an interview to Spectrum on this and the future of Adventist education which can be read here.
La Sierra University professor Kendra Haloviak gave students in her “Seven churches of the Apocalypse” graduate seminar this assignment: Interview a pastor who conducted a non-traditional Revelation seminar in the last three years.
Ministerial student Lambert Trinidad spoke to Guillermo Gucilatar, a pastor, evangelist, and administrator from the Philippines who recently retired in Southern California.