Asbury Seminary welcomes Rev. Chriss Rooney as the new Director of Student Services. She joined the Enrollment Management team on June 1, 2023. 

Chriss is passionate about academic and spiritual growth in the body of Christ. She has served in diverse educational and ecumenical contexts. She worked in the field of education for 20 years as both a teacher and a school principal, facilitating education for a wide range of ages. Chriss is an ordained minister and serves as her denomination’s Director of Christian Education and Discipleship for the state of Kentucky.  

“I’m so excited to have Rev. Chriss Rooney join the Enrollment Management Team as the new Director of Student Services. Chriss brings with her a vast amount of leadership and educational experience along with her ordination as a pastor. I look forward to working alongside Chriss and her team in continuing to serve the Asbury Community,” says Kevin E. Bish, Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Services. 

Chriss and her husband Brian have been married for 25 years and have two children. They love to hike, read, cook and travel. They especially love to visit her family in Peru, where she was born and raised.