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Jon Parrish Peede named Ashland University’s 31st president

ASHLAND, Ohio – Jon Parrish Peede (pronounced PEE-dee), former chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has been selected as the next president of Ashland University and Ashland Theological Seminary. The AU Board of Trustees unanimously approved Peede’s appointment following a thorough search process conducted by a presidential search committee that included trustees, alumni, faculty, staff and a student representative. Peede will begin his role…

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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 interim dean…

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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 have made…

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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 future…

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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 our Seminary,” said AU President Dr. Carlos Campo. “He is an…

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