The King's College Announces New President, Eight Months After Dinesh D'Souza's Resignation

(UPDATED) The King's College has selected Gregory Alan Thornbury as its new president.

Update (July 11, 2013): The King's College (TKC) has announced that its board of trustees has selected Gregory Alan Thornbury as the school's next president. Thornbury previously served as professor of philosophy and as founding dean of the School of Theology at Union University in Tennessee.

According to a statement from TKC, interim president Andrew Mills, who has been serving in his current role since Dinesh D'Souza's high-profile resignation last November, said Thornbury possesses "a clear understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing higher education.... He has also demonstrated innovative leadership and a breadth of experience that will allow him to guide King's through a period of unprecedented growth and expanding influence for Christ and His Kingdom."

Thornbury's selection was also praised via Twitter by Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religioius Liberty Commission, who said Thornbury ...

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