Goshen College’s 16th president celebrates first week in office with a party

After shelving his books in his office and with a full week of work completed as the new president of Goshen College, Dr. James E. Brenneman decided it was time to throw a party. On July 13, he held an “office warming” for all campus faculty, staff and students by inviting them to celebrate this new beginning for him and the college. And while most Old Testament biblical scholars and pastors may be thought of as serious and studious, President Brenneman clearly knows how to appreciate a joyous time.

Interim President Yordy encourages campus to expand

In his first beginning-of-the-semester message as interim president, John Yordy called the Goshen College campus to acknowledge what it does well and what can be done more intentionally in recommitting to a culture of hospitality when he spoke on Jan. 21 during convocation.

Goshen College Presidential Search Committee meets to begin process of listening and discernment as progress

The process of seeking a new president for Goshen College has begun with a focus on listening to the many voices with interest in leadership for the 110-year old institution. When the newly named members of the Goshen College Presidential Search Committee gathered from across the country in Kansas City for their first meeting, they were directed by Virgil Miller, chair of the Goshen College Board of Directors, and Rosalind E. Andreas, chair of the Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) Board of Directors, to “reach out within the church to include many voices in this process to inform your prayerful work together.

Presidential Search Committee meets to begin process

The process of seeking a new president for Goshen College has begun with a focus on listening to the many voices with interest in leadership for the 110-year old institution. When the newly named members of the Goshen College Presidential Search Committee gathered from across the country in Kansas City for their first meeting, they were directed by Virgil Miller, chair of the Goshen College Board of Directors, and Rosalind E. Andreas, chair of the Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) Board of Directors, to

Showalter presidency and contributions celebrated in day-long farewell events

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As students, faculty, staff, community and church leaders, benefactors and alumni filled Sauder Concert Hall on the morning of Sept. 20 to say thank you and farewell to President Shirley H. Showalter for her service to Goshen College, many wore scarves in all shapes and colors to honor a leader whose trademark accessory connects to her passion for relationships and cross-cultural learning.