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EMU President Loren E. Swartzendruber announces plans for retirement

Loren E. Swartzendruber, president of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), announced to the university community today that he plans to retire next year, on June 30, 2016, marking 13 years of leadership as the university’s eighth president and 33 years in Mennonite higher education roles. “I am immensely grateful for the opportunity to have served the cause of Christian higher educati ...More

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EMU delays formal action on hiring policy after listening process

After a six-month listening process that engaged a broad range of stakeholders, including Mennonite Church USA, the board of trustees of Eastern Mennonite University has delayed formal action regarding the hiring policy and individuals in covenanted same-sex relationships. The November 2013 board decision ...More

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People of all types are welcome, indeed belong, at EMU’s table, say university leaders at convocation 2013

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Racial/Ethnic Education Programs Face Funding Challenge

GOSHEN, IND. (MEA) — There is good news and bad news in racial/ethnic education for Mennonite Church USA, according to Mennonite Education Agency (MEA). Carlos Romero, executive director of this churchwide ministry, says, "The church’s commitment to racial/ethnic educ ...More