Anderson University will come together this Christmas season to collect filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child at Reardon Auditorium on November 12-19.
Operation Christmas Child began in 1993 and according to their website, has become the world’s largest Christmas program. The Samaritan’s Purse project utilizes over 100,000 volunteers each year to help present gift-filled shoeboxes to the needy.
The Board of Trustees of Anderson University (Anderson, Ind.) is pleased to announce the election of John S. Pistole, J.D., as president-elect. Pistole’s appointment as president-elect of Anderson University was approved by the board of trustees during their fall meeting. Following ratification by the General Assembly of the Church of God (Anderson, Ind.) in June 2015, Pistole will be the fifth person in the nearly 100-year history of Anderson University to hold the position of president.
The Anderson University Presidential Search Committee, chaired by AU board member Patricia Seasor Bailey, will bring the name of John S. Pistole, J.D. before the Board of Trustees for election as the president of the university on Oct. 27. Pistole most recently announced his retirement as Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Prior to his appointment to the TSA by President Barack Obama and confirmation by the U.S.