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Board Honors Former President and Announces Science Center Plans

The portrait of EMU’s seventh president, Joseph L. Lapp, who served 1987-03. Photo by Jim Bishop Former EMU president Joseph L. Lapp and his wife, Hannah Mack Lapp, returned to EMU Friday evening, June 23, to see the unveiling of his off ...More

Micah Inspires Visions for EMU’s Future

Students may grow cafeteria produce on a campus farm. Jews, Muslims and Christians may nurture interfaith understanding via an Abrahamic traditions studies center. These proposals come from a smorgasbord of about 30 submitted by EMU students, faculty, staff and friends at the invitation of an ad-hoc "Micah Think Tank." Each of these visions, unveiled at a March 23-24 ...More

EMU to Explore New Science Facility

Campus facilities were in the spotlight at the quarterly meeting of the EMU board of trustees Friday and Saturday, Mar. 23-24. The 16-member governing body authorized the administration to proceed with planning and fundraising for the construction of new laboratory space and upgrade of EMU ...More

EMU President ‘Called’ to Second Term

Beth Aracena, associate dean for curriculum, and Brian Martin Burkholder (r.) campus pastor, respond to the announcement that ...More

Veteran EMU Biology Professor Dies

Dr. Daniel B. Suter 1920-2006 Daniel B. Suter, professor emeritus of biology and developer of the pre-medical program at East ...More

Trustees Act on Finances, Hear Updates

J. Richard Thomas, chair of the academics committee of the EMU board of trustees, makes a proposal for action to the full board as President Loren Swartzendruber and board chair Susan E. Godshall listen. ...More

EMU Trustees Hear Upbeat Reports

Tuition deposits for new first-year undergraduates to Eastern Mennonite University are running about seven percent higher than last fall, reported EMU admissions director Stephanie C. Shafer, during the quarterly board of trustees meeting held June 23-24 on campus. Approximately 50 percent of the expected new students are from the Mennonite Church, the percentage that EMU intentionally ...More

Board Approves New Programs, Drops Others

Paul R. Yoder Jr. responds to a committee report as fellow trustees J. Richard Thomas and Gerald R. Horst listen. Photo by Jim Bishop Approving several new academic prog ...More

EMU Trustees Consider Campus Design

What is the best way to enter the Eastern Mennonite University campus, especially for those persons who’ve never visited before? The EMU board of trustees spent a portion of their fall meeting, Nov. 11-12, focusing on that perplexing question with the aid of Van Yahres Associates, a Charlottesville, Va., architectural firm. Using a Powerpoint presentation on "the a ...More

Coming Soon: Pre-Law Program

Marie S. Morris, undergraduate academic dean, and Daniel W. Wessner of EMU’s history department review the prospectus for the new pre-law minor at EMU. Photo ...More