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Four seminaries to have new leader

Top leadership of United Methodist seminaries is undergoing quite a shuffle, with four of the 13 schools set to have new presidents or deans. Lallene J. Rector has been named the next president of Garrett-Evangelical Theological School in Evanston, Ill., becoming the first woman and first layperson named to that post. She’ll succeed Philip Amerson, […]

Saint Paul School of Theology’s plan to move prompts excitement, concern

Amid financial and enrollment challenges, UMC-affiliated Saint Paul School of Theology is going forward with a plan to move from its Kansas City, Mo., campus to the nearby United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, in Leawood, Kan. The plan and how it’s been pursued has been criticized by one former trustee of the seminary, Sally […]