The GTU is pleased to announce that Dr. Jean-François Racine, associate professor of New Testament at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University (JST-SCU), is the recipient of its 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award.
The GTU is actively engaged in a search for the school’s next president and will continue to accept applications from interested candidates through March 1, 2018. We are seeking an innovative and collaborative leader whose compelling vision can inspire and unite this dynamic interreligious institution. The presidential search committee is encouraging the entire GTU community to invite qualified candidates to apply for this position.
Dr. Naomi Seidman, Koret Professor of Jewish Culture at the GTU’s Center for Jewish Studies, has been awarded the inaugural Borsch-Rast Book Prize and Lectureship for her 2016 book, The Marriage Plot. The newly established Borsch-Rast Prize includes an award of $10,000 and is designed to encourage innovative and creative theological scholarship by GTU graduates and current faculty. Dr. Kathryn Barush received was an honorable mention for her book, Art and the Sacred Journey in Britain, 1790-1850.