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Luther Seminary Announces New Faculty and Staff Members

Luther Seminary is pleased to announce the hiring of seven new faculty and staff members.

Faculty appointments include: the Rev. Dr. Beverly Wallace, associate professor of congregational and community care, starting June 3; the Rev. Dr. Joy Moore, associate professor of homiletics, starting July 1; Dr. Michael Chan, assistant professor of old testament, starting June 3; Dr. Jennifer Wojciechowski, affiliate faculty, starting July 1; and the Rev. Dr. Michael Binder, affiliate faculty, starting July 1. Staff hires include: Dr. David Fenrick, dean of students, starting May 1; and Dr. Leon A. Rodrigues, chief diversity officer, starting May 1.

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Three Luther Seminary Faculty Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Luther Seminary is pleased to announce that three faculty members have been named to endowed chairs. Kathryn Schifferdecker has been appointed to the Elva B. Lovell Chair in Old Testament, Lois Malcolm to the Olin and Amanda Fjelstad Registad Chair for Systematic Theology, and Mark Granquist to the Lloyd and Annelotte Svendsbye Chair in Church History.

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Luther Seminary Approved by United Methodist Church University Senate

Luther Seminary is pleased to announce that on January 25, 2019, the University Senate of the United Methodist Church approved Luther Seminary for listing for the preparation of candidates for ordination in the United Methodist Church without qualification.

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