News from EDS

Field Ed Profiles: Katie Holicky ’16

Katie Holicky

Katie Holicky ’16 talks about her experiences with the New England Church of South India.

What did you do for your Field Education unit?

This year I am doing my Field Education unit at the New England Church of South India. This is a small community that travels from all over New England to meet once a month in rented space. One of my biggest draws to working in this community was being able to work in a space that would expand my own knowledge and cultural literacy.

The Rev. Francis Fornaro ’96 Named Interim President and Dean of Episcopal Divinity School

Frank Fornaro image

Cambridge, MA (March 23, 2015)-- The Rev. Francis Fornaro ’96 has been named Interim President and Dean of Episcopal Divinity School (EDS). The announcement was made during Monday’s community Eucharist in St. John’s Memorial Chapel by EDS Trustee the Rev. Warren Radtke.

EDS Board of Trustees Chair's Statment on the Appointment of Interim President and Dean

The following is the letter by Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) Board of Trustees Chair the Very Rev. James Kowalski announcing the appointment of the Rev. Francis Fornaro as Interim President and Dean of EDS. 

Dear Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni/ae,

Alumna Leads Parishioners to 50th Anniversary March on Selma

Milly Morrow and GroupBy Sam Humphrey, Staff Writer

EDS alumna Milly Morrow (MDiv ’10) is always searching for opportunities to develop her young parishioners as Christians. When the chance came to take them to Selma, Alabama for the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery marches of the civil rights movement, she knew she could not pass it up.

Episcopal Divinity School Announces New Scholarship Initiative

Cambridge, MA (February 18, 2015)—Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) has announced that it will offer twenty additional student scholarships in the 2015–16 academic year. Of the twenty scholarships, ten will be full tuition scholarships for master’s degree candidates, five of which will be awarded to students of color. The remaining scholarships will be first year scholarships with a school commitment to meet all financial need through financial aid in subsequent years.

Interim President and Dean Search Update (February 3, 2015)

Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) seeks an Interim President and Dean to serve an eighteen-month period beginning March 2015.

Interim President & Dean Search Update (January 28, 2015)

Dear Friends:

I hope you are all having a wonderful beginning of the new year. I am thankful that the EDS community made it through this difficult storm, and I want to thank all of those who made extra efforts, from shoveling snow to checking on a neighbor, to help manage the situation.

Professor Kwok Pui Lan Receives 2015 Gutenberg Research Award

Kwok Pui Lan

Dr. Kwok Pui Lan, William F. Cole Professor of Christian Theology and Spirituality at Episcopal Divinity School, was announced as one of two recipients of the Gutenberg Research Award for 2015. The Gutenberg Research College of the Johannes Gutenberg University (JGU) of Mainz, Germany, awards the Gutenberg Research Award annually. This year, the Faculty of Protestant Theology at JGU nominated Dr.

The Council of Episcopal Seminary Deans Holds Annual Meeting

Council of Deans
Seminary Deans/Presidents at annual Council of Deans meeting, January 11–13, 2015. L-R, front row: Salmon, Ragsdale, Ferlo, Kittredge, Mapangdol; back row: Markham, McGowan, Richardson, Dunkle, Terry, Alexander.
The Council of Deans met in its annual meeting at the Bexley Seabury campus in Columbus, Ohio Sunday, January 11 to Tuesday, January 13, 2015.

Board of Trustees Chair Kowalski's Statement on the Search for an Interim President & Dean

Dear Friends:

On behalf of the Trustees, I want to extend our immense gratitude for the contributions of students, faculty and staff on our campus community as we continue a time of transition. And as we start a new semester, I want again to share our optimism for our future. We have every confidence that we are prayerfully moving toward, and that we can fulfill the promise and vision of our beloved institution.