President Loren Swartzendruber accepts thanks from Kay Nussbaum, chair of the Eastern Mennonite University Board of Trustees. Swartzendruber, who retires June 30, and his wife, Pat, were celebrated at a June 24 reception and dinner at Spotswood Country Club in Harrisonburg. (Photos by Joaquin Sosa)

Farewell celebration for President Loren Swartzendruber and wife Pat highlights leadership during 13 years of service

University and college “presidents have to know about fundraising, enrollment, board governance, community and connection,” said Jennifer Braaten at Friday’s farewell celebration for President Loren Swartzendruber and his wife, Pat. ... read more about Farewell celebration for President Loren Swartzendruber and wife Pat highlights leadership during 13 years of service

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‘Searching for Zion’ author visits campus to kick off 2015-16 Common Read focus on race, identity and culture

Of all the possible suggestions that came to Common Read committee chair Tara Kishbaugh from the Eastern Mennonite University community, one topic bubbled to the surface. “Race,” said Kishbaugh, a ... read more about ‘Searching for Zion’ author visits campus to kick off 2015-16 Common Read focus on race, identity and culture

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Committee selected to begin the search for Eastern Mennonite University’s ninth president

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) and Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) will begin the search for the ninth EMU president with the first meeting of the search committee set for July 10-11, ... read more about Committee selected to begin the search for Eastern Mennonite University’s ninth president

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‘Shenandoah Confession’ emerges from 2014 intercollegiate peace meeting, in spirit of 1527 Schleitheim Confession

Students from seven Anabaptist colleges wrapped up a three-day Intercollegiate Peace Fellowship Conference, Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2014, at Eastern Mennonite University by deciding to issue the Shenandoah Confession, drafted in ... read more about ‘Shenandoah Confession’ emerges from 2014 intercollegiate peace meeting, in spirit of 1527 Schleitheim Confession