News brief: Meadville Lombard President Lee Barker will retire in 2019
The Rev. Lee Barker will step down as president at the end of August 2019, completing sixteen years as head of Chicago seminary.
‘Leaving no one out’
Unitarian Universalist minister who heads Colorado ACLU sees complentary values in civil liberties work and in UU communities.
Another solution to the rising cost of entering the ministry
Pare down the requirements for preliminary fellowship.
Starr King school receives $2 million gift for scholarships
Gift from family of the late David Lewis will provide full-tuition scholarships at Berkeley seminary.
The rising costs of entering the ministry
New ministers enter the job market with more educational debt than ever before. Unitarian Universalist leaders are looking at ways to adapt.
News brief: Andover Newton and Yale Divinity School announce partnership
Boston-area seminary, a major training center for Unitarian Universalist clergy, announces plans for Yale Divinity School partnership.
Andover Newton Theological School to sell campus, end residential program
Boston-area seminary, a leading training program for Unitarian Universalist clergy, hopes pared-down program and sale of campus will cut down on student debt.
Read this: Rebecca Parker responds to allegations from former staff
In a statement on the Starr King School for the Ministry website, former President Rebecca Parker responds to allegations from faculty and staff who quit over the school’s search process.
News brief: UUA board wants audited reports from seminaries
UUA Board of Trustees votes to accept monitoring report related to seminaries.
What really happened at Starr King?
Faculty who resigned say seminary conflict was about claims made by former President Rebecca Parker.
UUA cuts regional committees that assess seminarians
Board approves 2016 budget, ending funds for Regional Subcommittees on Candidacy; UUA will expand ‘In Care’ programs instead.
Starr King belatedly grants degrees to two students
On heels of report by ad hoc investigative committee, seminary puts professor on administrative leave.