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Marcus Sun Named Vice President of Global Recruitment, Admissions, Marketing, and Retention

Marcus Sun, executive director of global marketing, admissions, and recruitment, has been named vice president for global recruitment, admissions, marketing, and retention effective January 1, 2019. Bringing an MBA from USC and a BS in Business and Economics, and experience at Fuller that includes work in all three dimensions of Communication, Marketing, and Admissions as well…

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Theresa Edy-Kiene Named Vice President, Strategic Planning and Change Management

Theresa Edy-Kiene, Executive Director for the Thrive Center, has been named Vice President of Strategic Planning and Change Management in the President’s Office for Fuller Seminary. In this role, Theresa will help lead Fuller in its development of a new seminary-wide strategy and transition to Pomona. Theresa will also continue to direct the Thrive Center…

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Honoring Veterans on Veterans Day

As we observed the centennial commemoration of Armistice Day yesterday, recalling the end of WWI and the brave men and women who sacrificed so much at that time, we now further honor all the veterans who have made great sacrifices to defend our country’s freedom. On this Veterans Day we remember those who have given…

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Tragedy in Thousand Oaks

Our hearts go out to all those affected by the brutal shooting tragedy in Thousand Oaks last night. The random and traumatic shootings have ended innocent lives and sent painful shockwaves through many others directly and indirectly touched. This horrific event has brought such grief to our sister institutions—tragically, California Lutheran University lost a recent…

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“Thoughts and Prayers”: The Power and the Impotence of Words

Dear Fuller Community, I am writing from afar with grief over the news of the last few days as it reaches me at GMT+8 in Seoul, South Korea. I am fortunate to be traveling with, among others, Assistant Provost for the Korean Studies Center Sebastian Kim and spending sacred time with our Korean brothers and…

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In Memoriam: Eugene Peterson

Eugene Peterson, the widely influential pastor and author best known for his biblical translation The Message, passed away on  October 22, at the age of 85. “The lantern that has been burning brightly on the shore of Flathead Lake all last week—a sentinel witness to the life-light of Eugene H. Peterson—was extinguished today . .…

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Scott Sunquist Accepts Call as President of Gordon-Conwell

Dr. Scott W. Sunquist has accepted a call to be the next president of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, in Hamilton, Massachusetts. This is a loss to our Fuller Seminary community in many ways, but it is with a sense of immense gratitude that we congratulate Scott on this new position. Scott has served the School of Intercultural…

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Updates in Senior Leadership

For some time now at Fuller, we have been seeking to permanently fill two key positions: Provost and Dean for our School of Theology. We have been searching, and interviewing, with vigor over the last few years since these positions have been in flux—often coming close, and always with mutual agreement when a hire has…

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In Memoriam: Hoover Wong

The Fuller community mourns the passing of Hoover Wong, associate professor emeritus of Chinese Studies at Fuller. Dr. Wong’s contributions to Fuller were significant during the 20 years he served as a member of the seminary’s faculty, from 1990 to 2010. He is father to current Fuller trustee Dale Wong. The seventh of twelve children,…

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In Memoriam: David Kiefer

The Fuller community mourns the loss of David Kiefer, longtime registrar and 41-year staff member, who passed away Tuesday, September 11. A beloved and truly essential part of the seminary, David first joined Fuller in 1977. He spent his first three years teaching Beginning through Advanced Greek full time, and then served for five years…

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