Emilie Townes Archives
Aug. 22, 2013—The Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes will be installed as the 16th dean of Vanderbilt University Divinity School Aug. 23 at Benton Chapel. The school’s opening convocation and installation service, which is open to the public, begins at 5 p.m. and will be streamed live on this page. Update: Watch the video and read about the ceremony. Townes holds the...
Aug. 19, 2013—The Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes will be installed as the 16th dean of Vanderbilt University Divinity School Aug. 23 at Benton Chapel.
Jun. 27, 2013—Three of Vanderbilt’s graduate and professional schools have new deans effective July 1.
May. 13, 2013—James Hudnut-Beumler, who is stepping down as dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School after 13 years, presented to his successor two gifts during an emotional celebration service.
May. 6, 2013—James Hudnut-Beumler sees a significantly larger, more diverse student population with much improved financial support at today's Vanderbilt Divinity School than he did when he arrived on campus 13 years ago.
Dec. 28, 2012—Emilie M. Townes, a distinguished Yale University scholar and administrator whose areas of expertise include Christian ethics and womanist theology, has been named dean of Vanderbilt University Divinity School.