The Ventriloquist

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Cedarville

Monday

27

January 2014

Dr. White Announces Planned Changes to Doctrinal Statement

by The Ventriloquist, on Cedarville, Doctrinal Statement

In a meeting held on January 27, Cedarville president Dr. Thomas White presented proposed new changes to the doctrinal statement. These changes are not yet official additions; per the university bylaws, they will most likely be presented to the trustees for a vote over the summer. It is unclear at this time how the proposed changes will affect faculty contracts for the 2014-2015 academic year, as faculty are typically required…

Monday

09

September 2013

No Tuition Hike; R&B Up by $600

by The Ventriloquist, on Cedarville

On September 5, in a mandatory meeting with all faculty in the chapel, President White announced that tuition will remain the same in the 2014-2015 academic year. The 2014-2015 tuition breaks a steady increase, with costs growing by at least 5% in every academic year since 1990. 2013-2014 saw an increase of 2.6%, the smallest in over twenty years; but new student fees and hikes in the cost of…

Monday

12

August 2013

Cedarville Adds Bible Faculty, New Assistant

by The Ventriloquist, on Cedarville, SWBTS

On August 9, in annual Faculty and Staff Sessions, three new faces in the Bible department and a new Executive Assistant to the President were announced. Listed in the event program, the new Bible faculty are J.R. Gilhooly, Ched Spellman, and Billy Marsh. As of 2013, Gilhooly was a Ph.D. student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; it is unclear at this time whether he has earned his doctorate…

Thursday

08

August 2013

New Faculty Appear Days Before Classes Start

by The Ventriloquist, on Cedarville, SWBTS

Less than a week before classes are scheduled to begin, Cedarville University has updated its online course catalog to include several new faces in the Bible department: Jeremy Kimble, Michael Chiavone, Zachary Bowden, Darren Hildreth, and Robert Craig Smith. As of August 20, none of the new Bible faculty are listed on the Cedarville Bible department faculty and staff webpage. Jeremy Kimble is a 2013 Ph.D. graduate of Southeastern…

Thursday

08

August 2013

Ebert Resigns

by The Ventriloquist, on Cedarville, Purge

Dr. Dan Ebert, Professor of Biblical Studies, has resigned from his position at Cedarville. Ebert joins recent departures Dr. Aaron James and Dr. David Mills, both of whom announced their resignations in the past week. Ebert was commended by past students for his excellent teaching in classes such as World Religions and Religion and Culture. He does not presently have a new job lined up. When asked about his decision…