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    Chair of the Board of Trustees, William D. Glenn and his Spouse, Prescott W. Hafner, Pledge $100K to GTU

    The Graduate Theological Union is pleased to announce that Board Chair William D. Glenn and his spouse, Prescott W. Hafner, have pledged $100,000 to the GTU over the next five years. This pledge builds upon an initial commitment of $50,000, offered in celebration of the GTU’s 60th anniversary. 

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    Interview | Beth Kumar, Director of Library Services

    Beth Kumar is the Director of Library Services at the GTU Library. Beth has held a number of positions in the GTU library since arriving in 2014, including the Head of Reference for five years. She holds a MS in Library and Information Science, and an EdM in Educational Leadership and Organization in Higher Education both from the University of Illinois, as well as a BS in History from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. 

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    2022 Impact Report

    The FY 2021–22 Impact Report details the aim, impact, and current status of the GTU's 5-Year Strategic Vision and more.

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    Dr. Kathryn Barush Awarded the 2022 Borsch-Rast Book Prize

    The Graduate Theological Union is pleased to announce that Dr. Kathryn Barush, Thomas E. Bertelsen Jr. Associate Professor of Art History and Religion, has been awarded the sixth annual Borsch-Rast Book Prize and Lectureship for her 2021 publication, Imaging Pilgrimage: Art as Embodied Experience (Bloomsbury Visual Arts).

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    Interview | New Dean and VP for Academic Affairs: Jennifer W. Davidson, PhD

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Please join the GTU's Interreligious Chaplaincy Program for "Caring for the Elderly in the Jewish Community" featuring Rabbi Haim Dov Beliak.

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Divining Freedom: Queer Reconceptions of the Tarot Deck - Reading of the Sacred Text Annual Lecture

What makes a text sacred? Each year the GTU Library examines a fresh insight.



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