Theological Seminary is losing one of its vice presidents in June.
In an e-mail sent to
students April 28 Danny Akin president of Southeastern Baptist Theological
Seminary in Wake Forest announced that Allan Moseley is resigning as vice
president for student services and dean of students effective June 1.
“Moseley has served with
distinction in this position for 14 years and will be greatly missed from our
Executive team,” Akin wrote.
Moseley will stay on as a
full-time professor of Old Testament and Hebrew. He is pastor at Christ Baptist
Church in Raleigh.
Moseley was not the only
administrator to resign recently.
David Nelson, dean of the
faculty at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, announced his resignation
Feb. 3, citing health reasons as his primary concern. Nelson, who also held the
title of senior vice president of academic administration, has served on the
faculty at Southeastern for more than a decade. He had served in the dean’s
role for the past four years.
Trustees approve budget
Trustees of Southeastern
elected four professors, added a degree program and approved a modest budget
increase at their spring meeting April 12-13.
Elected to the faculty were:
Nathan Finn, assistant
professor of church history and Baptist studies; Ed Gravely, assistant
professor of biblical studies and history of ideas; George Robinson, assistant
professor of missions and evangelism; and Heath Thomas, assistant professor of
Old Testament and Hebrew.
Trustees unanimously agreed
to add a new Master of Arts in Philosophy of Religion to the school’s graduate
The 36-hour program will
prepare students for doctoral work in philosophy, theology or missions.
The program is designed for
those who feel called to teach and write in a college, university or seminary
In his report, Akin told the board that Southeastern had the largest new student spring
enrollment in the school’s history in 2010, with 290 new students coming to
campus, and shared about recent mission trips.
Trustees also approved a
2010-2011 budget of $20.7 million, a 2.7 percent increase from the previous
Though poor economic
conditions played a role in budget preparation, Ryan Hutchinson, senior vice
president of business administration, reported that Southeastern avoided
budget-related layoffs or salary cuts.