Goshen College's new president, Dr. James Brenneman
Goshen College announced on Nov. 18, 2005, that educator, biblical theologian and church leader Dr. James Brenneman is the candidate of choice to be the 16th president of the 111-year-old institution committed “to educating servant leaders for the church and the world.”
Read the full press release about the announcement of presidential candidate of choice Dr. James Brenneman.
On Nov. 28, it was confirmed that Dr. James Brenneman will be Goshen College's 16th president.
Read the full press release, from Dec. 6, about this confirmation announcement.
A scholar and Mennonite Church USA denominational leader, Brenneman, a 1977 Goshen College alumnus, has chosen to align his vocation with the work of serving the church. The founding lead pastor of Pasadena (Calif.) Mennonite Church, Brenneman has served since 1992 on the faculty at Episcopal Theological School at Claremont (Calif.) in Old Testament scholarship and as an adjunct faculty member at Claremont School of Theology and, since 1995, as an adjunct professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary (Pasadena, Calif.).
Visit the Presidential Transition website to find out more information about the search process and the new president.
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