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Passing of Dr. V. Bailey Gillespie

With great sadness we share the news that Dr. V. Bailey Gillespie, 75, passed to his rest on Monday, May 7, at 12:47 a.m. at City of Hope medical center in Duarte, California. He had been battling liver cancer since early 2017. He is survived by his wife of nearly 54 years, Judy Walcker Gillespie; son Tim and daughter-in-law Sara; daughter Shannon Quishenberry and son-in-law Kenneth Sievers; and five grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on May 19 at 4 p.m. in the La Sierra University Church.

La Sierra University’s New Music Video Tells the Story of the Hymn “It Is Well with My Soul”

La Sierra University’s Office of Advancement and Department of Music premiered a second music video during the alumni weekend worship service on April 21, presenting an inspiring interpretation and background narrative of the beloved hymn, “It Is Well with My Soul.”

WASC Commends La Sierra University for Revisions to Governance Practices

La Sierra University published this press release on its website October 10, 2013.

A special visiting team from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) has commended La Sierra University for the considerable work the school has completed addressing concerns regarding university governance expressed by the regional accrediting association.

La Sierra University celebrates new $16 million business building

This article by Darla Martin Tucker appears on the La Sierra University website.

Jill Richards, a graduate business student at La Sierra University is sometimes asked by schoolmates, ‘are you going to ‘the building?’ Do you have classes in there?’

La Sierra University Constituency Delegates Overwhelmingly Pass Bylaws Revisions

Constituency delegates approved a series of changes to La Sierra University’s bylaws during a special meeting held on the campus on May 23. The revised bylaws document passed by a vote of 69-10, or 87 percent, well beyond the two-thirds vote required for passage. The bylaws revisions provide refinement to La Sierra University’s governance, while addressing some concerns about the university’s bylaws expressed since 1996 by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, La Sierra’s regional accrediting agency.

Counterpoint: Bonds, Liberty, and Adventist Education

La Sierra University is a place, as its website states, “Where Academic Investigation, Christian Faith and Service to Others Unite,” and where academic topics are investigated and Christian faith is a cornerstone of education. La Sierra University is affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church and deeply committed to its faith. As the mission of La Sierra University states: “As members of the diverse La Sierra University community, we are committed to inquiry, learning, and service. Our community is rooted in the Christian gospel and Seventh-day Adventist values and ideals.”

LSU Responds to Biology Professor Lee Greer

La Sierra University generated a lot of news last week, with a press release by biology professor Dr. Lee Greer that prompted a story in the local paper. Asked for a response, this is what the university had to say:

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