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Noted Peacebuilder to Speak on Campus April 15

A world-renown mediator, strategist and catalyst for peace will give a public address Thursday, Apr. 15, at EMU. John Paul Lederach John Paul Lederach, the co-founding director of the Conflict Transformation Program at EMU, now the Cente ...More

Reaccreditation Process Features Unique ‘Sustainability’ Plan

“A model for other colleges.” That’s how the EMU Quality Enhancement Plan was described by a visiting reaffirmation team from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges in early March. “Peace with Creati ...More

Commons Phase II gets Needed Funding

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Theologian Greg Boyd Gives Lecture on ‘The Myth of a Christian Nation’

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EMU ‘Financially Healthy’

University OKs $28.5M Budget Plus $2.4M In Commons’ Renovation By Heather Bowser, Daily News-Record Most private schools have endured a tough year financially, but Eastern Mennonite University has bucked that trend, officials there say. The Harrisonburg university remains “financially healthy,” recently passing a budget 3.4 percent larger than last yea ...More

Christmas at EMU: Celebrate the Season with Us!

See what’s on the schedule, enjoy our Christmas message, read Advent reflections and meditations, and more. Come, Jesus, come! Read more… ...More

Thanksgiving 2009: What are we thankful for at EMU?

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Celebration Banquet Honors Former President

John R. Mumaw (1904-1993) was not a large man, but he was a "big" person. On Nov. 14, 190 people gathered at the Eastern Mennonite High School dining hall for a program and dinner to remember and to honor the godly legacy of John R., Esther M. and Evelyn K. Mumaw. ...More

Board of Trustees Hears Updates in Lively Sessions

Upbeat reports on enrollment and finances dominated the fall meeting of the EMU board of trustees held Friday and Saturday (Nov. 13-14) on campus. The 17-member governing body approved a final operating budget for the 2009-10 fiscal year of $28.5 million dollars, a 3.4 percent increase over last year, that includes capital improvement allowances of $985,175 from the operating budget. T ...More

Studio Theater Named in Honor of Lee E. Eshleman

EMU celebrates the life and work of Lee E. Eshleman, 1963-2007, by naming the University Commons studio theater in his honor. A small gallery at the theater entrance will showcase some of Lee’s art work and photos of him on stage. Read more… ...More