The entire Graduate Theological Union community grieves deeply for the sudden and tragic death of Isamaeli (Eli) Mata’afa. Eli died on Saturday, the victim of a shooting that took place while he was out with friends and relatives in Berkeley.
If you are attending this year's SBL/AAR event in Denver, please plan to visit the GTU Booth (#331) to say hello! We will be hosting two consecutive events on November 19 at the Denver Convention Center (Room 607).
The GTU is pleased to announce Dr. David Batstone as the 2022 Alum of the Year. Dr. Batstone began his studies at the GTU in 1985, earning his PhD in 1989. He is the Professor Emeritus of the School of Management at the University of San Francisco (USF) and CEO of Blackstone Technologies, an innovative battery technology company using 3D printing technology to create energy-efficient and sustainable lithium-ion battery cells.
BERKELEY, CA – May 23, 2022 – Dr. Rosemary Radford Ruether, former Carpenter Professor of Feminist Theology at the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) and Pacific School of Religion (PSR), passed away on May 21, 2022, in Pomona, California. She was 85.