Education

Andrews University Board Meets to Select Next President

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.

Racist Social Media Firestorm Erupts During Southern Adventist University Vespers

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.

Andrews University Announces Passing of Professor Emeritus Miroslav Kiš

Andrews University has announced the passing of longtime professor of ethics at the Theological Seminary, Dr. Miroslav Kiš. The following announcement was sent from the Andrews University public relations office:

Southern Adventist University Considers David C. Smith to Succeed President Gordon Bietz

Southern Adventist University’s Presidential Search Committee is vetting David C. Smith, the senior pastor of the Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church and former president of Union College, as its candidate for university president.

Asia-Pacific International University Appoints New President

Asia-Pacific International University has appointed a new president, succeeding Dr. Loren Agrey, as announced in the following release:

Asia-Pacific International University is pleased to welcome Dr. Danny Rantung as our new University President. Dr. Danny was officially welcomed and introduced to the student body during chapel on January 13, 2016. His extensive experience in Adventist higher education as well as his work throughout Southeast Asia makes Dr. Danny an excellent fit for Asia-Pacific International University.

Oakwood Personnel Cuts Reveal Troubling Trend in Adventist Higher Education

Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education in North America is in trouble, as yesterday’s announcement of personnel reduction at Oakwood University reveals.

Remembering Nicholas Culver in Images

Freshman general studies major Nicholas Culver was found unresponsive in Sierra Towers, the men's dormitory on the campus of La Sierra University, on Tuesday, December 8. Paramedics were called, but were unable to revive him. On Tuesday evening, La Sierra University stopped amid finals week to remember Culver in a time of prayer and story sharing.

See La Sierra University Student Nicholas Culver Found Dead on Campus.

Dr. Delbert Baker Accepts Call to Adventist University of Africa

Dr. Delbert Baker, former president of Oakwood University and General Conference vice president, has accepted a call to serve as the next Vice Chancellor of the Adventist University of Africa. Dr. Baker replaces Brempong Owusu-Antwi, the current Vice Chancellor/President of the Nairobi, Kenya-based institution.

Andrews University Seminary Announces Launch of Student Journal

The Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University has announced the publication of the inaugural edition of the AU Seminary Student Journal. The AUSSJ website describes the venture this way: 

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