Seventh-day Adventist college students from Oakwood University and Southern Adventist University have reported obstacles to their participating in the presidential primary processes, though for very different reasons. For Southern students, new voter ID laws prevented several from participating in Tennessee's primary elections. Oakwood students were kicked out of a Donald Trump events in Alabama. In both cases, students were impeded from participating in America's democratic process for the first time.
The Avondale College of Higher Education lost first-year student Michael Key Tuesday to a fatal traffic accident. The following was posted by Avondale College public relations officer Brenton Stacey on the college's website:
The Andrews University Board of Trustees has selected Andrea Luxton, currently the university's provost, to succeed outgoing president Niels-Erik Andreasen. With the appointment, Luxton becomes part a growing number of women presidents currently serving in Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education within North America, joining Dr. Avis Hendrickson at Atlantic Union College, Dr. Heather Knight at Pacific Union College, and Dr.
The Andrews University Board of Trustees is holding meeting now through tomorrow, March 1. The main topic on the board's agenda is the election of a new president for the university. The university’s Presidential Search Committee has indicated that it narrowed a list of over 80 down to two candidates.
A vitriolic, racially-charged firestorm on social media erupted during and following the Friday evening vespers program at Southern Adventist University this weekend. The anonymous, racist comments shared on the social media app Yik Yak quickly went viral and prompted a condemnatory response from university administration.