Another Christian College Selects Woman as President

(UPDATED) Two gains and one trade now leave Council for Christian Colleges and Universities with nine female leaders.
Another Christian College Selects Woman as President
Image: Courtesy of Roberts Wesleyan College
Deana Porterfield

Update (Dec. 10): Roberts Wesleyan College will become the ninth CCCU college to currently have a female president.

A search committee selected Deana Porterfield as the 11th president of the Rochester-based school in upstate New York and the third president of Northeastern Seminary. Porterfield, who will take office in July 2014, previously worked at Azusa Pacific University for 24 years in a number of leadership positions, including vice president for enrollment management and executive vice president.

Meanwhile, two updates to CT's previous roundup of women CCCU presidents (see below).

Carol Taylor has left Vanguard University to become president of Evangel University, a CCCU member school in Springfield, Missouri, which now consolidates Assemblies of God Theological Seminary and Central Bible College. In addition, The King's University College in Edmonton, Alberta, appointed Melanie Humphreys as its president, effective since July, raising the total number of CCCU schools ...

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