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AU names Yvonne Glass as executive dean of Ashland Theological Seminary

ASHLAND, Ohio – Yvonne Glass has been selected to lead the Ashland Theological Seminary, a graduate division of Ashland University, as its executive dean, effective Nov. 15. Glass had been serving as the interim dean of ATS since June 1.

“On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I want to express my excitement to have Dr. Glass move into this important leadership role for the Ashland Theological Seminary. We have been blessed by her leadership as the…

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President Carlos Campo to leave AU in 2024

ASHLAND, Ohio – Carlos Campo, the president of Ashland University since 2015, announced today that he has formally accepted a new leadership position and will be leaving AU. He will remain in his current role for the next nine to 12 months to allow the AU Board of Trustees to hire a new president. Details regarding Campo’s new position will be forthcoming.

“This is a bittersweet moment for Karen and me. We have been so blessed here in Ashland and…

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Seminary awarded major grant to help establish Pathways for Tomorrow initiative

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland Theological Seminary, a graduate division of Ashland University, has been awarded a $999,776 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish the Pathways for Tomorrow initiative. This is a three-phase initiative designed to help theological schools across the U.S. and Canada, as they prioritize and respond to the most pressing challenges they face in preparing pastoral leaders for Christian congregations both now and into the…

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Seminary to present “Archaeology Through the Eyes of a Potter” on June 26

ASHLAND, Ohio – “Archaeology Through the Eyes of a Potter,” an interactive lecture and pottery demonstration by Julie Ward, will be held at the Ashland Theological Seminary (910 Center St.) on Sunday, June 26, from 3-4:30 p.m. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by the Ashland University Department of History and Political Science.

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Dr. John Byron named new Dean of Ashland Theological Seminary

05/13/2020 ASHLAND – Dr. John Byron has been named the new Dean of the Ashland Theological Seminary, beginning June 1.

Byron most recently has served the seminary as Interim Executive Dean and Vice President, Academic Dean. He succeeds Dr. Juan Martinez, who has relocated with his wife to California.

“We are very pleased to have Dr. Byron continue as part of our AU family and become the leader of…

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Ashland University Names New Seminary Leader

6/26/19 ASHLAND, Ohio -- Dr. Juan Martínez has been named as the new executive dean and vice president at Ashland Theological Seminary, beginning July 1. 

“We are very pleased to have Dr. Martínez join our AU family and become the leader of our Seminary,” said AU President Dr. Carlos Campo. “Dr. Martínez  is an accomplished academic and faithful man of God, with an extraordinary background and the vision needed to lead ATS to new heights.”

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Ashland Theological Seminary Receives Award from Lilly Endowment Inc. to Fund Thriving in Ministry Initiative

3/7/18 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland Theological Seminary (ATS) has received a grant totaling $993,514 as part of the Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Thriving in Ministry Initiative.

The initiative supports a variety of religious organizations across the nation as they create or strengthen programs that help pastors build relationships with experienced clergy who can serve as role models and mentors to guide them through key leadership challenges in congregational…

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Ashland Theological Seminary Names Dr. Mignon R. Jacobs Dean and Chief Academic Officer

5/15/17 ASHLAND, Ohio—After an exhaustive national search, Ashland Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Mignon R. Jacobs, Ph.D. has accepted the invitation to become the Dean and Chief Academic Officer of Ashland Theological Seminary.  She will also hold the title of Professor of Old Testament Studies.

“We are very fortunate to have Dr. Jacobs become a member of our seminary family. She brings a wealth of academic and leadership…

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Christmas Worship at Ashland Seminary

12/2/16 ASHLAND, Ohio - The public is invited to join the Ashland Theological Seminary community in a time of worship on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 9:30 a.m. in Ronk Memorial Chapel located at 910 Center St.

“Recapturing the Wonder” is the theme of the service and Dr. Dale Stoffer, professor of historial theology, will offer the message titled “Rediscovering the Significance of the Incarnation.”

Under the leadership of Dr. Ron Sprunger, professor…

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Ashland Theological Seminary announces reorganization to transform theological education for today’s church in America and the world

9/20/16 ASHLAND, Ohio - Ashland Theological Seminary is currently going through a restructuring process to renovate, strengthen and deliver its theological education and ministry training through various means including its organizational structure, the communities it serves and the way it delivers its education.     

“Research demonstrates that over that past five years theological education’s expectations from students -- in terms of…

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