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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, 2015. The EMU Board of Trustees and the MEA Board of Directors have jointly appointed a Presidential Search Committee that includes board mem ...More


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


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


EMU to Explore New Science Facility

Campus facilities were in the spotlight at the quarterly meeting of the EMU board of trustees Friday and Saturday, Mar. 23-24. The 16-member governing body authorized the administration to proceed with planning and fundraising for the construction of new laboratory space and upgrade of EMU ...More

Three strikes, but not out…

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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

EMU Trustees Consider Campus Design

What is the best way to enter the Eastern Mennonite University campus, especially for those persons who’ve never visited before? The EMU board of trustees spent a portion of their fall meeting, Nov. 11-12, focusing on that perplexing question with the aid of Van Yahres Associates, a Charlottesville, Va., architectural firm. Using a Powerpoint presentation on "the a ...More

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