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EMU leaders offer appreciation and wise words regarding the increased diversity of incoming students

In their kick-off convocation remarks for the 2014-15 school year, two of Eastern Mennonite University’s leaders highlighted the increasing diversity among EMU’s student population. “The class of 2018 is the most racially, ethnically, and nationally diverse incoming class in the history of EMU,” provost Fred Kniss told a capacity crowd of ...More


EMU Opens Convocation “Like No Other”

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) President Loren Swartzendruber called students, faculty and staff to be “like no other,” as a Christian university and as servant leaders, to the standing-room only crowd in Lehman Auditorium during opening convocation Wednesday, Aug. 29. “The story of the Good Samaritan reminds us that those ...More


Watch Opening Convocation Live

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) will broadcast opening convocation online, Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 9:50 a.m. President Loren Swartzendruber will reflect on EMU being “like no other …” In addition, there will be a time of sending for the New Zealand and South Africa & Lesotho cross-cultural groups at the end of the service. ...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