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Asbury Seminary Hires New Director of Global Learning

Asbury Seminary is delighted to welcome Mark Vermilion to the Asbury Seminary family as the Director of Global Learning. Mark has served full-time on faculty at three Christian universities: Indiana Wesleyan University, Taylor University and Lee University. In his 15 years of higher education experience, Mark has also developed academic programs and curriculum, led retention… Read More »


Tribute to Wendy Beauchemin Peterson

Wendy Beauchemin Peterson survived a bout with cancer, finished writing her dissertation, and successfully defended A Gifting of Sweetgrass: The Reclamation of Culture Movement and NAIITS: An Indigenous Learning Community this past May. She received a book offer over the summer, and then, much to our surprise, pain, and sorrow, on September 28th, on a… Read More »


Asbury Seminary Creates Culture of Formation

Asbury Seminary seeks to address pastoral burnout in ministry and other vocational areas by incorporating sustaining formational practices into the curriculum. As part of their course work, students are invited to engage self-selected goals in areas, such as prayer, journaling, Scripture reading, service, and even exercise. “If you come to Asbury Seminary and you just… Read More »


Enrollment at Asbury Seminary Grows for Fifth Consecutive Year

Asbury Theological Seminary announces five consecutive years of enrollment growth with students from around the world seeking to become “theologically educated, sanctified, Spirit-filled men and women.” Asbury Seminary officially welcomed more than 500 new students for the fall semester of 2018 for a total enrollment of 1,710 students. “I am incredibly grateful for the students… Read More »


Zondervan and Seedbed Sign New Publishing Partnership Agreement

Asbury Theological Seminary is pleased to announce a new publishing partnership between Zondervan and Seedbed, the Seminary’s twenty-first century movement and one of the Seminary’s media platforms, whose mission is to gather, connect, and resource the people of God to sow for a great awakening. Seedbed’s growing reputation within the Wesleyan tradition, paired with the… Read More »


Asbury Seminary’s Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling Accredited

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has extended until 2024 accreditation to the following programs in the Counseling Department at Asbury Theological Seminary: M.A. in Mental Health Counseling. “We are extremely proud and grateful for the hard… Read More »


Dr. Maria Russell Kenney—New Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics

Asbury Theological Seminary welcomes Dr. Maria Russell Kenney as the Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics within the School of Theology and Formation. “Dr. Kenney will truly hit the ground running for the Asbury Seminary team,” Dr. Doug Matthews, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, said. “She has taught successfully for the Seminary, is already… Read More »


Asbury Theological Seminary Mourns the Passing of Life Trustee, Dr. James Earl Massey

Asbury Theological Seminary extends condolences to the family of Dr. James Earl Massey, Dean Emeritus of the Anderson University School of Theology and Christian Ministry and life trustee at Asbury Seminary, who passed away June 24, 2018. Dr. Massey served as a trustee at Asbury Seminary from 1978-1992 and received an honorary degree from the… Read More »


Dr. Timothy C. Tennent Elected Board Member of the Association of Theological Schools

The Association of Theological Schools elected Dr. Timothy C. Tennent to its board on June 21, 2018, for a three-year term. The Association of Theological Schools promotes the improvement and enhancement of theological schools to benefit both secular and faith-based communities. “The Association of Theological Schools is committed to diversity, high-quality education, community, and leadership… Read More »


Asbury Theological Seminary Partners with Messiah College to Offer Two New Master of Education Degree Tracks

Beginning Fall 2018, Asbury Theological Seminary collaborates with Messiah College to offer two new online Master of Education degree tracks in Christian Education and Intercultural Studies. Through the collaboration, Asbury Seminary students can now earn a graduate certificate in TESOL or Exceptional Children and Youth online from Messiah College. “Being a part of a collaboration… Read More »