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Asbury Seminary Hosts Ceremony to Welcome Interim President

WILMORE, Ky., July 1, 2024 – The community of Asbury Theological Seminary gathered today for a ceremony in McKenna Chapel welcoming interim president Dr. David Gyertson and honoring the transition of leadership from Dr. Timothy Tennent. This ceremony marked a pivotal moment in Asbury Seminary’s history while underscoring the perseverance of its mission. The ceremony […]


Asbury Theological Seminary Hosts Pastoral Residency Symposium at Tulsa Extension Site

WILMORE, Ky., June 10, 2024 – On May 9-10, 2024, Asbury Theological Seminary hosted a Pastoral Residency Symposium at the Tulsa Extension Site. Pastors were invited from churches with pastoral residency or fellowship programs that have not previously required formal theological education. The symposium was also a step in building relationships with churches that have […]


Asbury Theological Seminary Announces Four Faculty-Named Endowed Scholarship Funds

WILMORE, Ky., June 10, 2024 – Asbury Theological Seminary announces four new scholarship funds named after distinguished faculty or faculty emeriti: the Dr. David R. Bauer Endowed Scholarship Fund, the Dr. Anthony J. Headley and Dr. Virginia T. Holeman Endowed Scholarship Fund, the Dr. George G. Hunter, III Endowed Scholarship Fund, and the Dr. Christine […]


Asbury Seminary Welcomes Four New Faculty Hires

Asbury Theological Seminary announces the hiring of Dr. Joel Archer as Assistant Professor of Theology, Dr. Steven Bruns as Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program, Dr. Joel Thomas Chopp as Assistant Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology, and Rev. Dr. David B. Schreiner as Associate Professor of Old Testament and Inductive Biblical Studies. “I […]


Asbury Seminary Selects CarterBaldwin Search Firm for Presidential Search

WILMORE, Ky., May 31, 2024–The Presidential Search Committee at Asbury Theological Seminary has chosen the renowned search firm CarterBaldwin as their exclusive partner in finding Asbury’s 9th president.  CarterBaldwin is ranked among the Top 50 executive search firms in the United States and has been recognized on multiple occasions by Forbes as one of the […]


Asbury Theological Seminary Names Dr. David J. Gyertson Interim President

Asbury Theological Seminary, a 100-year-old institution preparing men and women for worldwide Christian service, has named Dr. David J. Gyertson interim president.


Asbury Seminary Signs MOU with African Methodist Episcopal Church, 13th Episcopal District

WILMORE, Ky., Mar. 14, 2024—Asbury Theological Seminary signed an MOU with the 13th Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church on March 7, 2024. Their partnership offers ongoing training and support for African American women clergy and lay leaders within the district. Dr. Gregg A. Okesson, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic […]


Dr. Wilmer Estrada Carrasquillo named E. Stanley Jones Associate Professor of Evangelism

WILMORE, Ky., Mar. 4, 2024—Asbury Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Wilmer Estrada Carrasquillo to an endowed chair position as the E. Stanley Jones Associate Professor of Evangelism. Dr. Estrada has most recently served as the Associate Professor of Missions and Evangelism at Asbury Seminary. Prior to this, he was the […]


Asbury Seminary Appoints Interim Provost and Interim Dean to Navigate Transition Period

WILMORE, Ky., Feb. 29, 2024 – Asbury Seminary announces the appointment of Dr. John Ragsdale as Interim Provost and Dr. Jonathan Powers as Interim Dean of the E. Stanley Jones School of Mission and Ministry. These appointments come as the institution enters a period of transition, aiming to maintain continuity and excellence in its academic […]


Asbury Seminary Announces Presidential Search

WILMORE, Ky., Feb. 27, 2024 – Asbury Theological Seminary, a leader in Wesleyan theological education, has officially launched the search for its next president. This search marks a pivotal moment in the institution’s history as it seeks a visionary leader to guide its future endeavors. “We are delighted that the current Presidential Search Committee at […]