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Dr. Richard Lints Installed as Vice President and Dean

February 15, 2013

A service of installation was held on Thursday, February 14, 2013 to welcome Dr. Richard Lints to his new role as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Hamilton Campus.

The service took place in the Kaiser Chapel at Gordon-Conwell’s Hamilton campus and included words from Dr. Rodney Petersen, Executive Director of the Boston Theological Institute; Dr. Dennis Hollinger, President and Colman M. Mockler Distinguished Professor of Christian Ethics; Dr. John Huffman, Jr., Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Dr. Carol Kaminski, Associate Professor of Old Testament; and Dr. Alvin Padilla, Dean of Hispanic Ministries and Associate Professor of New Testament. Opening Scripture verses were read by John Truschel of The Boston Company Asset Management, LLC and Gordon-Conwell board member Joanna Mockler.

After a touching thank-you to his family, friends and fellow Gordon-Conwell faculty, staff and students, Dr. Lints delivered a message on “Unity and Diversity in the Gospel: What’s at Stake?”

Dr. Lints has been effective in his role since July 1, 2012, and will continue to serve as the Andrew Mutch Distinguished Professor of Theology.