The Autumn 2013 issue of In Trust magazine is in the mail! Here's a preview of what you can expect:"Pathways to Seminary: Where the Best Students Come From" by Barbara Wheeler.In Part 1 of this series, "Sobering Figures Point to Overall Enrollment Decline," Wheeler explained the data that she and her colleagues have been analyzing: Over the last decade, overall seminary enrollment is flat or falling, but there are a few bright spots amid the negative numbers. In this issue, Wheeler shares what she has learned from interviews with the best students enrolled at theological schools across the United States and Canada. "More Schools, Fewer Students: What's Your Seminary's Position in the Changing Market of Theological Education?" by Greg Henson and Gary Hoag.Henson (vice president for advancement at Northern Seminary) and Hoag (a fundraising consultant with Generosity Monk), suggest some questions that administrators and board members should ask as they try to strengthen their school's position within the field of theological education."Dialogue and Action: Retiring Seminary President Nick Carter Records Podcasts with a Rabbi, Cultivates 'Passionaries,' and Builds Up His Board" by Tracy Schier. Carter, the president of Andover Newton Theological Schools, has been trying to change his seminary in strategic ways throughout his presidency. Now, as he prepares for retirement, In Trust asked him a few questions about what he has accomplished.
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Thursday, February 15, 2024, 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Presenter Donna Alexander, President & CEO of Advoxum Global Strategies, offers best practices for navigating conflict and crisis. She examines the crucial elements of defining conflict and crisis, identifying, and prioritizing affected stakeholders, utilizing effective communication strategies, and ultimately, executing a plan of action. Click here to register.
FEBRUARY 22, 2024, 1 PM (ET)
An In Trust Center Resource Grant offers member schools a chance to explore innovation at their institutions through a matching grant opportunity of up to $15,000. Join us for this 30-minute information session, including Q&A, as we provide details on eligibility requirements, funding priorities, application process. Previous grantees are eligible to apply as long as they are not within our current funding cycle. Click to register.
Presenter Donna Alexander, President & CEO of Advoxum Global Strategies, offers best practices for navigating conflict and crisis. She examines the crucial elements of defining conflict and crisis, identifying, and prioritizing affected stakeholders, utilizing effective communication strategies, and ultimately, executing a plan of action.
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