Monday, March 24, 2008

U.S. Episcopal seminaries to close down

From George Conger:

The Episcopal Church’s three most liberal seminaries have announced they will shut their doors or reorganize due to declining enrollments and straightened financial circumstances.

On Feb 20 the dean of Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois announced it would “suspend recruitment and admissions to all degree and certificate programs.” Bexley Hall announced on Feb 22 it was closing its Rochester, New York campus and would consolidate operations at shared facilities in Colombus, Ohio, while last week the Dean of Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts announced his resignation after the school voted to sell a portion of its campus to a teacher’s college. . .

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