Virginia Theological Seminary

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October 9, 2009

Virginia Theological Seminary, during its annual Academic Convocation on October 6, awarded the Doctor in Divinity, honoris causa, degree to the Rev. Donald Henry Kortright Davis, professor of Theology at the Howard University Divinity School, Bishop Sean Rowe of Northwestern Pennsylvania, and...

August 13, 2009

Virginia Theological Seminary announced August 13 the appointment of Chris Northrup as its new leadership and planned giving officer. Housed in the Office of Institutional Advancement, Northrup will be responsible for increasing participation in the seminary's planned giving legacy society and...

June 1, 2009

Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria conferred three honorary degrees May 21 during its 186th commencement ceremony.

The Rev. Benjamin Pfohl Campbell, pastoral director of Richmond Hill in Richmond, Virginia, and the Rev. Dr. Carl P. Daw Jr., executive director of The Hymn Society...

May 26, 2009

The Rt. Rev. James Joseph (Bud) Shand, bishop of the Diocese of Easton, Maryland, has been elected as chair of the board of trustees of Virginia Theological Seminary. Shand will succeed the Rt. Rev. Peter James Lee, bishop of the Diocese of Virginia, who will step down on June 30.

"I am...

February 25, 2009

The Board of Trustees of Virginia Theological Seminary has appointed the Rev. Dr. J. Barney Hawkins IV, associate dean and director of the Center for Anglican Communion Studies, as vice president of institutional advancement.

Hawkins has served as interim director of the Office of...

February 19, 2009

Virginia Theological Seminary awarded the first Dean' s Cross awards for servant leadership in church and society on February 15 to Octavia "Tay" Wood Cooper, a lifelong lay leader, and to the Rev. Canon Harold T. Lewis, rector of Calvary Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The...

January 23, 2009

Elisabeth M. (Lisa) Kimball will join the faculty of Virginia Theological Seminary as director of the Center for the Ministry of Teaching (CMT) and professor of Christian formation and educational leadership, according to an announcement by the Very Rev. Ian Markham, dean and president, on...

November 21, 2008

The board of trustees of the Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) approved a new strategic plan last week that sets the seminary on a four-year course of service to its academic constituents, The Episcopal Church, and the Anglican Communion.

The planning process, which began in February...

September 22, 2008

As the result of a grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) will provide English language training to seminarians in Haiti and the Dominican Republic for entry into its Masters in Theological Studies Program.

 

"As a native of...

September 3, 2008

Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandia welcomed visiting faculty members, Paul and Annie Divakar, September 3 as part of a joint effort between VTS and Wesley Seminary to help spread the word about the civil rights violations within the Indian "untouchable" caste of the Dalits.

The...

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