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In Trust Center board of directors election results

           
         

The leaders of member schools of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools recently cast ballots to elect one new member and re-elect one continuing member of the Center’s board of directors.

   

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New Year 2018 issue is now available

           
         


The New Year 2018 issue of In Trust magazine was recently mailed and is now available to read online.

   

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In Trust Center board election results

           
         


Members of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools recently cast ballots to elect three new members and re-elect two members of the Center’s board of directors.

   

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Highlights from In Trust's Autumn 2017 issue, available now

           
         

The Autumn 2017 issue of In Trust was recently mailed  to subscribers and is now available online. Click "Read the rest of entry" for highlights.

   

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For resources on shared governance, contact the In Trust Center

           
         



The Resource Consulting team at the In Trust Center often receives questions about shared governance and points theological school leaders to the most pertinent resources from both inside and outside the field of theological education.

   

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A review of David F. Labaree’s A Perfect Mess

           
         


The “fundamental thesis” of David F. Labaree’s A Perfect Mess, according to Edwin Woodruff Tait, is that “American higher education is an instrument in maintaining both social mobility and social stability.” 

   

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In Trust wins Associated Church Press awards

           
         




In Trust was recognized with four “Best of the Christian Press” awards at the Associated Church Press annual awards banquet, held on April 28, 2017, in Chicago. 

   

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In Trust magazine - New Year 2017 issue

           
         



The New Year 2017 issue of In Trust was recently sent out to members and subscribers. Click "Read the rest of entry" for highlights! 

   

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New members of the board of directors

           
         

Voting-eligible member schools of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools recently elected three new members and re-elected two members to serve on the In Trust Center’s board of directors. The new and re-elected members include (above, from left) Marsha Foster Boyd, Charisse L. Gillett, Kathryn Glover, David Jennings, and Msgr. Roger E. McGrath.

   

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What people are saying about the In Trust Center's new president

           
         



"The In Trust Center is in the best possible hands with the leadership of Amy Kardash!  In my experience, she brings a profound professionalism and integrity to her every endeavor."

   

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Amy L. Kardash named president of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools

           
         




The board of directors of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools has named Amy L. Kardash as the organization’s new president. 

In her new role, Kardash will oversee and direct all the In Trust Center’s work in resourcing seminaries and theological colleges. These programs include Resource Consulting, a service that connects the leaders of theological schools to resources that enable them to make transformative changes within their institutions; In Trust magazine, periodical for seminary trustees, administrators, and faculty members published since 1988; and the In Trust Center’s webinars and other educational programs.

   

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In Trust magazine - Summer 2016 issue

           
         

The Summer 2016 issue of In Trust was recently sent out to subscribers. Click "Read the Rest of Entry" for highlights!

   

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In Trust wins awards at Associated Church Press meeting

           
         



In Trust won three awards at the annual meeting of the Associated Church Press, held April 22, 2016, in St. Louis, Missouri. 

The association, which is made up of church-related and independent religious periodicals, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and has held an annual meeting since 1920. In Trust publisher Jay Blossom serves on the board of directors.

   

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In Trust magazine – Spring 2016 issue

           
         

The Spring 2016 issue of In Trust was recently mailed to subscribers. Here are some of the highlights.


       

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    Celebration and transition at the In Trust Center

               
             

    The board of directors of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools has announced that the Center’s president, the Rev. Dr. Richard H. Bliese, is stepping down to explore new ministry opportunities.

       

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    In Trust Center Board of Directors -- New members elected

               
             

    Voting-eligible member schools of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools have recently elected four new members to serve on the In Trust Center’s board of directors. Thirty five percent of eligible member schools voted, electing four new members. A short biography of each new member follows.

       

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    Summer 2015 issue of In Trust magazine

               
             


    Last week the Summer 2015 issue of In Trust magazine landed in the mailboxes of people affiliated with the In Trust Center's member schools. Here are some highlights.

       

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    Have you read the Spring issue of In Trust magazine?

               
             




    In Trust
    's Spring 2015 issue hit mailboxes last week. Here are some highlights from our latest issue: 

    • "Two patterns of good governance." Part 2 of our excerpt from the latest report on seminary governance from researcher Barbara Wheeler.

       

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    What is Resource Consulting?

               
             



    Resource Consulting is a method of supporting theological schools based on developmental learning models. Its goal is to strengthen the capacity of schools by helping schools to clarify issues and use resources to meet their identified needs.

       

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    Have questions about fundraising? Join us

               
             



    Next week, the In Trust Center presents our new live webinar: “Inviting participation: Understanding your role in fundraising.”

    Why fundraising? It's one of our most-requested webinar topics, and everyone has questions about it.

       

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    Saying goodbye to two friends

               
             



    It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of two longtime friends of the In Trust Center: Howard John Claussen and Dr. Harriet Tracy Schier.

       

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    In Trust magazine -- New Year 2015 issue

               
             


    In Trust's New Year 2015 issue was sent to subscribers last week. If you haven’t already received it, it should be arriving soon.

    Meanwhile, here are some highlights:

       

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    In Trust Center board members re-elected

               
             



    Voting-eligible member schools of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools have recently re-elected two members to continue their service on the In Trust Center’s board of directors.

       

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    New In Trust Center board members elected

               
             

    In Trust Board Elections
    Voting-eligible member schools of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools 
    have recently elected five members to serve on the In Trust Center’s board of directors. Fifty percent of member schools voted, electing three new members and re-electing two continuing members. Click on "Read the Rest of Entry" to see their brief biographies.

       

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    Dr. Rick Bliese named president of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools

               
             



    The board of directors of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools has named Dr. Richard (Rick) Bliese as the organization’s new president. In his new role, Bliese will oversee and direct all In Trust programs and activities, including In Trust magazine, a 24-year-old quarterly periodical for seminary trustees and senior administrators, and the In Trust Governance Mentor service, which offers customized help to theological school boards. Bliese will also lead the expansion of a new In Trust signature service funded by Lilly Endowment Inc., Resource Consulting.

    “The board of directors is delighted to . . .


       

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