Anderson, Indiana


For schools of theology, its time to bend tradition

Tue, 2012-05-15 10:37 -- univcomm
May 15, 2012

Much talk and energy have been devoted lately to discerning the "future of the seminary" in North America. That future is uncertain, with many theological institutions facing financial difficulties and steadily declining enrollments. The larger challenge, however, may be cultural. If seminaries hope to survive, they will have to adapt to a changing world.

AU honors community contributors

Mon, 2012-05-07 09:52 -- univcomm
May 7, 2012

Lois Settlemeyer earned two degrees from Anderson University decades ago, so when she learned she would be receiving an honorary doctorate from her alma mater she was shocked.

“I was just amazed to hear the news,” the now-award-winning photographer said. “What an honor.”

During Saturday’s graduation service, Settlemeyer was one of four to receive an honorary degree, along with Charles Dickmann, Frank Campbell, and Johnny Wilson.

AU graduates look back, forward at commencement

Mon, 2012-05-07 09:12 -- univcomm
May 7, 2012

Identical twins Elizabeth and Katherine Barwick anxiously lined up outside Anderson University’s Reardon Auditorium, adjusting their black caps and gowns.

It had been a lot of hard work, but the Mishawaka women said there was much fun mixed in with that dedication and they would miss their experiences from college.

They were just two of 645 who graduated from AU on Saturday afternoon at the Kardatzke Wellness Center.