Anderson University recently announced that Dr. James L. Edwards, President Emeritus, will address the graduating class of 2015 during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 9. The 3 p.m. EDT program will be conducted in the Ward Fieldhouse of the Kardatzke Wellness Center. Speaking during Anderson University’s baccalaureate service will be Rev. Dr. Diana L. Swoope, senior pastor at Arlington Church of God in Akron, Ohio.
School of Theology News
The conference is a collaborative partnership of the AU SOT and participating Church of God congregations in Anderson, Chesterfield, and Alexandria.
A portrait was unveiled for Dr. David L. Sebastian, former dean of the Anderson University School of Theology, on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.
David Slonim, a local artist, painted the portrait.
"God knows how to paint a portrait," Slonim said during the unveiling ceremony. "If this painting looks anything like David Sebastian, it is by the grace of God."
Dr. Sebastian was the longest-serving dean at the School of Theology when he retired in July 2014, having begun his tenure in 1995. He taught courses in leadership, preaching and evangelism.
Anderson University has been the host of an exhibit of The Saint John’s Bible, a hand-illuminated Bible created in the tradition of the pre-printing press era. The St. John’s Bible is a hand-written work of art.
Since Aug. 25 students, faculty, staff and community members alike have had the opportunity to search through and explore its seven volumes.
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.