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2014 Student Personnel Administrators' Conference

2014 Student Personnel Administrators' Conference

Dates & Time: 
Apr 09, 2014 to Apr 11, 2014

By registration. The Student Personnel Administrators'  Conference provides a collegial network for support and information sharing for recruitment officers, admissions directors, financial aid officers, registrars, deans of students, housing staff, and career services staff. Practical how-to workshops, complemented by broader presentations common to those who work with students, will be the focus. This year's theme is Resourcing Students in Theological Education: Strategies, Challenges, and Best Practices.

Location: 
Orlando, Florida

Roundtable Seminar for Midcareer Faculty

Roundtable Seminar for Midcareer Faculty

Dates & Time: 
Mar 14, 2014 to Mar 15, 2014

By nomination of academic dean. Faculty in the middle stage of their careers will gather to discuss issues of common concern and to explore next steps as they experience life after tenure and emerge into leadership positions in their institutions. More information

Location: 
Chicago, Illinois
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Resourcing Theological Education Conference in June

Resourcing Theological Education Conference in June

Dates & Time: 
Feb 19, 2014 to Feb 21, 2014

By registration. The 32nd annual conference — Resourcing Theological Education: Sowing Extravagantly — will offer workshops on topics related to annual giving, planned gifts, personnel management, internal and external collaboration, and communications, with opportunities for professional development and peer interaction in a distinctly theological context.

Location: 
Orlando, Florida

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Strategies for effective church management

Equipping future church leaders for the crucial tasks of leadership often finds its way into the seminary curriculum, but preparing those students for church management seldom gets the attention it... read more >

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How Religion Schools Are Integrating a Creation Care Ethic

More than 45 theological schools are committed to thoroughly integrating an environmental ethic into a religious institution's structure and practices. Plans and actions range from constructing or retrofitting existing buildings... read more >

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Strategies for Achieving Financial Stability at Theological Schools

Theology schools are facing enrollment declines that contribute to unbalanced finances. In an ongoing project to understand the financial stress facing many religion schools and to identify helpful remedies, the... read more >

Opportunity for doctoral students of color

Opportunity for doctoral students of color

Dates & Time: 
Mar 01, 2014

The Forum for Theological Exploration invites applications before the March 1 deadline from early-stage (first- and second-year) doctoral students of color to attend its annual Summit for Future Theological Educators of Color. This year's summit held in conjunction with FTE's 60th anniversary event, provides future theological educators with opportuities for networking, professional development, vocational exploration and mentoring.

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On Seminary Accreditation and the Church-State Divide

For years the U.S. Department of Education has emphasized the role of higher education in preparing a workforce that can compete in the global economy, however it's influence is largely... read more >

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Ministering to many faiths — the art of multicultural pastoral care

Christian leaders are often called upon to provide pastoral care to people of other faiths. To help prepare future pastors, the Christian Hospitality and Pastoral Practices in a Multifaith Society... read more >

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Tips for better fundraising at theology schools

The changing nature of North America’s population and social culture, its changing interest in theological education and mission, and the general economic situation have made the task of raising money... read more >

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A Piano for Christmas

It’s never too early for a great Christmas ad. This is from the folks at John Lewis in Great Britain, who every year...

Can Religion Unite America?

    Calling out racism in American churches, David Gushee, the outgoing president of the American Academy of...

Are American's Religious Communities Unique?

Two-thirds of U.S. Christians pray daily, compared with a median of just 18 percent of Christians across 15 countries...

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