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GTU Begins Search for New Dean and VP of Academic Affairs

The Graduate Theological Union is seeking candidates for a Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs to begin July 1, 2016. The Dean will work with faculty and administrative colleagues to further develop and implement a newly redesigned PhD program that will create an interactive learning environment among the world’s religious traditions. Applicants should hold the PhD (or equivalent) and be committed to the value of interreligious and interdisciplinary graduate education in theological and religious studies. Preference will be given to candidates with significant experience in graduate education who will add to the diversity of the GTU teaching and learning community. Interested candidates should review the job description for details on applying. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2015.

The search for a new Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs follows the announcement that Dr. Arthur Holder will be retiring from his current position as Dean at the end of the 2015-16 academic year after 14 years of exemplary service. Plans for the GTU’s celebration of Dr. Holder as he retires from his current position will be announced next spring.