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Anderson University elects John S. Pistole as fifth president

Mon, 2014-10-27 11:12 -- univcomm
October 27, 2014
John S. Pistole, President-Elect

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.

Pistole says AU nomination became 'journey of faith'

Fri, 2014-10-24 11:19 -- smgower
October 24, 2014
John Pistole describes the Anderson University president nomination and vetting process as a "journey of faith."

John Pistole wasn't thinking about leaving his job as administrator of the Transportation Security Administration when members of the Anderson University presidential search committee several months ago asked him to apply for the position.

"I was surprised when they first asked me," Pistole said in an interview with The Herald Bulletin on Thursday. "It wasn't necessarily something I was thinking about. I've thoroughly enjoyed the work I've done at TSA and wonderful people I've worked with here."

Anderson University to elect 5th President on Oct. 27

Wed, 2014-10-22 16:23 -- univcomm
October 22, 2014

On behalf of the Board of Trustee at Anderson University, I invite you to join us for the introduction of Anderson University’s 5th President. An announcement event will be conducted in Reardon Auditorium on Monday, October 27, at 12 noon (EST). For those who cannot be present, the event will be streamed live at Pending action by the board and the announcement event, the following reception will be offered:

Tom Walker's "Ramicack!" to be featured in art exhibit at AU

Tue, 2014-10-21 15:04 -- smgower
October 21, 2014
"Ramicack!" an art exhibit by Tom Walker, will be on display from Oct. 25 - Dec. 8 in the Jessie C. Wilson Galleries at Anderson University.

The Jessie C. Wilson Galleries at Anderson University are proud to present "Ramicack!" an exhibition of letterpress prints by Tom Walker.

In this installation of baseball-themed, pennant posters Walker showcases his love of experimenting with printing methods, using metal and wood type from the collection at Indiana University Graphic Design Press.

AU alumni return for homecoming

Mon, 2014-10-20 10:33 -- smgower
October 20, 2014
Learn more about the 2014 Anderson University Homecoming, which gathered alumni from all over the country in Anderson, Ind.

Rain and chilly temperatures couldn’t dampen spirits Saturday as Anderson University celebrated homecoming weekend.

University Boulevard was packed with current and former students as the homecoming festivities continued with booths set up for commemorative photos, food and AU gear.

Dr. James Lewis to be installed as School of Theology dean

Fri, 2014-10-17 11:38 -- smgower
October 17, 2014
Dr. James W. Lewis will be installed as the dean of the Anderson University School of Theology on Sunday, October 19, 2014.

Dr. James W. Lewis was a successful young CPA with one of the “Big Eight” accounting firms, Arthur Young & Co., when he felt an inexorable call to serve God through ministry.

“I accepted a call to be a follower of Christ, and I also sensed a strong desire to learn more and learn about ministry,” said Lewis, who will be formally installed as dean of the Anderson University School of Theology on Sunday at Park Place Church of God.

Presidential Search Committee nominates John S. Pistole

Thu, 2014-10-16 14:17 -- univcomm
October 16, 2014

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.

AU set for a full homecoming weekend

Thu, 2014-10-16 08:15 -- univcomm
October 16, 2014

Anderson University’s premier event of the year — Homecoming Weekend — kicks off Friday with the promise of food, music, sports and camaraderie as students, staff, and alumni gather on campus.

[Photo: During a campus visit, from left, prospective Raven Regan Kidd and alumna Marsha Reeder pose for a photo in a frame with the hashtag #AUSpirit. The campus is preparing for homecoming festivities this weekend.]