Howard University religion and culture scholar to succeed Michael Jinkins who retires Sept. 2 Alton Pollard IIIWith a student body that represents 20 different denominations, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary has named a scholar of diverse religions and cultures as its tenth president. The Louisville Seminary Board of Trustees voted June 7 to appoint the Rev. Dr. Alton B. Pollard III as president. A scholar, author, consultant and speaker on the subject of African American religion and culture, Pollard was previously dean of the School of Divinity and professor of Religion and Culture at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Louisville Seminary offers master’s and doctorate degree programs that prepare graduates for... Read more
Howard University School of Divinity (HUSD) has been named a winner on The Center for Faith and Service’s “Seminaries that Change the World” Class of 2017-18 list.
February 6, 2018 | Written by Stephanie Zerweck Howard University School of Divinity (HUSD) has been named a winner on The Center for Faith and Service’s “Seminaries that Change the World” Class of 2017-18 list. The list contains 33 schools nationwide, from Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry to Yale Divinity School. Seminaries that Change the World” is a list of institutions recognized for how well they respond aspirationally and actually on three core points: the schools’ integration of faith and service; students’ engagement in meaningful justice and service work; and support of students financially, academically, and pastorally to connect their passions for changing the world with their exploration... Read more