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May, 2013 Archive

Dr. Lallene J. Rector Named President of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Today, the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Board of Trustees unanimously elected Dr. Lallene J. Rector to be the next president of Garrett-Evangelical. Currently serving as the seminary’s vice president for academic affairs and academic dean, Rector will succeed Dr. Philip A. Amerson, who will retire on December 31 after nearly eight years as president.

Garrett-Evangelical to Honor Three Alumni at Commencement

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary will honor three alumni for their service in The United Methodist Church at the 156th Commencement on May 17, 2013. Bishop Sharon Rader, retired bishop and previously bishop-in-residence at Garrett-Evangelical, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree. Rev. Jane Eesley, an elder in the Northern Illinois Conference, and Rev. Earl Francis Lindsay, retired elder in the Wisconsin Conference, will be honored with Distinguished Alumni Awards for their important service to the Church and the world.