Autumn 2013

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Good students

In G. Douglass Lewis’s final column as interim president of In Trust, he suggests that seminaries must continue to change to attract and educate students who no longer fit yesterday’s religious mold.
Issue: Autumn 2013
Topic(s): Enrollment / student recruiting
Department: From the president's desk
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Leaders learning to love

Contributing editor Melinda R. Heppe writes that truly loving a community requires truly knowing it — from more than one angle.
Issue: Autumn 2013
Topic(s): Governance wise practices , Spiritual life
Department: Spirit matters
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Dialogue and action
Retiring seminary president Nick Carter records podcasts with a rabbi, cultivates “passionaries,” and builds up his board

An interview with the retiring president of Andover Newton Theological School.
Issue: Autumn 2013
Topic(s): Presidential leadership
Department: Interview
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Knowledge is power
Focus on data for informed decision making

Schools that are members of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) have access to a wealth a data.
Issue: Autumn 2013
Topic(s): Enrollment / student recruiting , Financial health (institutional) , Governance wise practices
Department: Tool box
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Why theological education?

You put hard work, time, and treasure into advancing theological education. Here's why it's worth it.
Issue: Autumn 2013
Topic(s): Fundraising
Department: Perspective
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Seminarians need board members’ spiritual support

Governance leaders can make a genuine contribution to the spiritual life of their school community.
Issue: Autumn 2013
Topic(s): Spiritual life
Department: Viewpoint
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Trusteeship as ministry
This summer, trustees of Franciscan colleges gathered to discuss how board work is God’s work. In Trust talked to two of the conference organizers to learn more.

An interview with Sister Margaret Carney and Father John O’Connor.
Issue: Autumn 2013
Topic(s): Governance wise practices
Department: Interview
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