I saw these beautiful bookends in a new way this week. They commemorate a momentous time in my life, the day the Goshen College community formally initiated me into the role of president, after having called me a year earlier.
Merry Christmas and happy holidays, from your Goshen College family.
Goshen College President James E. Brenneman joined more than 450 college and university presidents around the nation by signing a statement calling for the continuation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Perhaps the greatest gift we can hope to give to all future graduates is the profound experience of belonging to each other, no matter our color, class, creed or culture. Together, we are Goshen College, past, present and future.
Goshen College (GC) and Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) will begin the search for the 17th Goshen College president with the first meeting of the search committee set for October 11-12, 2016.
Fall Opening Convocation message, delivered by Dr. James E. Brenneman, President of Goshen College, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, in the Goshen College Church-Chapel (as prepared for delivery).
Today, Dr. James E. Brenneman announced that he will resign from his role as the 16th president of Goshen College (GC) at the end of the 2016-17 academic year, concluding 11 years of service to the college.
On Sunday July 3, 2016, President Brenneman spoke at Chautauqua-by-the Sea Temple in Ocean Park, Maine. He also led an interactive class on Tuesday, July 5, entitled, “Lincoln’s Understanding of God’s Will, Scripture and Human Responsibility.” “With Malice toward None and Charity toward All”: Drawing Wide Our Circles Psalm 36:510; Rom. 8:3839; Mark 12:2834; Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural Address Let me … Keep reading »
From the moment he took the reins as Goshen College president 10 years ago today, Jim Brenneman began shifting the focus toward creating a more diverse student population.
This column originally appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of The Bulletin. On a recent trip to Washington D.C., I made a pilgrimage to the Lincoln Memorial where I re-read Lincoln’s second inaugural address: “With malice toward none, with charity for all . . . let us strive . . . to do all which may … Keep reading »