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Fuller Welcomes Nancy Frigaard as Program Director of Fuller Arizona MFT Program

The School of Psychology & Marriage and Family Therapy welcomes Nancy Frigaard as an administrative faculty colleague as she serves as the new program director for the Fuller Arizona Marriage and Family Therapy program. Dr. Frigaard is a Fuller alum and a graduate of the inaugural cohort of the MFT program in Phoenix. While in…

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Fuller Welcomes Michaela O’Donnell, Assistant Professor of Marketplace Leadership

The School of Mission and Theology welcomes Michaela O’Donnell as an administrative faculty colleague and assistant professor of marketplace leadership. In her newly appointed role as executive director of the Max De Pree Center for Leadership, where she oversees the center’s vision, strategy, program, and team. Dr. O’Donnell has also been the primary visionary and…

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Oscar García-Johnson Named Chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Fuller Seminary is pleased to announce that Oscar García-Johnson has been appointed chief of diversity, equity, and inclusion (CDEI), effective immediately. In this role, Dr. García-Johnson will lead the development and implementation of strategies and plans to advance Fuller’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence in partnership with the Senior Leadership Team, ethnic center…

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Alexia Salvatierra Named Academic Dean of Centro Latino

Fuller Seminary is pleased to announce Alexia Salvatierra has been named the new academic dean of Centro Latino. She succeeds Oscar García-Johnson, who has been named chief of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Dr. Salvatierra currently serves as assistant professor of mission and global transformation. In addition to her Doctor of Intercultural Studies (from Fuller), she…

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Fuller Announces New School of Mission and Theology

Fuller Seminary is pleased to announce that the Schools of Theology and Intercultural Studies have been reconstituted into one school, the School of Mission and Theology (SMT), effective July 1, 2021. This school aims to shape innovative leaders for vocations in church and society by reimagining curricula that underscores how theology and mission are contextual…

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New Partnership Provides Free Mental Health Assistance to All Fuller Students in the US

Fuller Seminary has entered into a partnership to provide short-term emergency mental health and related assistance to all Fuller students and members of their immediate households located anywhere within the United States. These services, provided through WellConnect, will be offered in nearly 200 languages and available 24/7 via telephone, video conferencing, and in-person. Some of…

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Matthew Kaemingk named Richard John Mouw Chair of Faith and Public Life

Fuller Seminary is very pleased to announce that Matthew Kaemingk has been appointed to serve as the first Richard John Mouw Chair of Faith and Public Life. This newly endowed chair was established in honor of the rich academic legacy of Fuller’s longtime professor and fourth president Richard J. Mouw. The purpose of the chair…

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Fuller Announces New Chinese Studies Center

Fuller Seminary is pleased to announce the launch of a new Chinese Studies Center, which aims to provide academic and communal support to Fuller seminarians whose primary or first language is Chinese, who bring to Fuller classrooms their gifts of ethnic diversity, talent, wisdom, and cross-regional experience. The Chinese Studies Center joins Fuller’s four other…

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Dana VanValin and Kat Sangsland Named Co-Chiefs of Communications and Branding

Fuller Seminary is happy to announce Dana VanValin and Kat Sangsland have been named Co-Chiefs of Communications and Branding. Together they will lead internal and external communication activities (including events, public relations, promotion, and FULLER studio) directed at strengthening Fuller’s brand and supporting our schools, programs, Leadership Formation Division’s resources, and centers to advance Fuller’s…

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Alexis Abernethy Named Chief Academic Officer for Fuller

It is a joy and honor for the seminary to announce that Alexis Abernethy, Professor of Clinical Psychology and Chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, has been named Chief Academic Officer for Fuller Theological Seminary. In this role, Dr. Abernethy will be responsible for overseeing all academic programs for the seminary, including the School of…

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