Final farewell convocation address, delivered by Dr. James E. Brenneman, President of Goshen College, on Friday, April 21, 2017, in the Goshen College Church-Chapel (as prepared for delivery) I. Good morning! Students, alums, current and former faculty, staff, presidents, board members, distinguished guests, volunteers, friends and family, I am deeply grateful for your presence here today. … Keep reading »
It was a day of great thanks and much celebration as Goshen College President Jim Brenneman offered his farewell address, titled “Back to the Future: Reflections on Being GC’s 16th President,” to campus during the final convocation of the year on Friday, April 21.
Goshen College President James E. Brenneman has been selected to receive the Alfredo G. de los Santos, Jr. Distinguished Leadership in Higher Education Award, presented by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) at the AAHHE 12th Annual Conference in Irvine, California.
Our Christ-centered core values — global citizenship, compassionate peacemaking, servant leadership and passionate learning — call us to seek the wellbeing of all people, including welcoming strangers (Matthew 25:43). For these reasons, we respectfully urge the president to rescind these executive orders.
Goshen College President James E. Brenneman joined presidents and chancellors from more than 180 colleges and universities to urge president-elect Trump and the incoming congressional representatives to accelerate progress towards a clean energy future.
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.
President Brenneman delivered a keynote address at the Dean’s Forum of the 30th annual Conference of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) in San Antonio, Texas on Oct. 11.
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 »