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‘Do No Harm’ With Renovated Science Center

Create a building that will "do no harm." That was the mandate that EMU administration and Troyer Group architects heard from participants at a Jan.22 forum of some 200 staff, faculty, students, community members, and alumni at EMU. EMU hosted the event to gather ideas and foster a sense of ownership in plans to renovate the e ...More

EMU Annual Gifts Set New Record

EMU has received $5,111,510 in total contributions for the 2006-2007 fiscal year ending June 30. Kirk L. Shisler, vice president for advancement, reported that contributions of $1,764,000 to the University Fund set a new record, surpassing the 2006 annual fund total of $1,733,000 by nearly two ...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

Turf Field Symbolic of ‘New Era’ in Athletics

The driving rain from tropical depression Ernesto subsided, the wind abated and the sun tried to reappear Saturday morning, Sept. 2, allowing Eastern Mennonite University to hold its dedication ceremony for its new artificial turf field as planned. The prominent bright green turf field that served multiple purposes for athletic programs at EMU was replaced this summer after 17 years of ...More

EMU Reports Record Gift Income

Kirk Shisler, vice president for advancement at EMU, gives an upbeat report of donor giving during the past year at a faculty- staff “New Year’s Breakfast” that welcomed the 2006-07 fisca ...More

Crossroads – Winter 2005

Read the latest edition of Crossroads, the official magazine of Eastern Mennonite University. Articles include the story of SailingActs, profiles of alumni like Kirk Shisler and Erik Kratz, news, events and much more. Read more… ...More

Profiles in Giving: Kirk Shisler

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EMU Names Shisler to Advancement Post

Kirk L. Shisler of Syracuse, N.Y., has been named vice president for advancement at Eastern Mennonite University, effective Apr. 1, 2005. The appointment was announced Friday, Jan. 14, by EMU President Loren E. Swartzendruber. Shisler, an EM ...More