As the Unification Theological Seminary (UTS) reaches its 40th year, faculty and staff are preparing for an unprecedented, three-day event to mark this milestone. That includes graduation of undergraduate as well as graduate students, a reception, a thinkers’ conference for alumni on Sunday and Monday, a documentary slide show, and an open discussion with President Hugh Spurgin– all at the Barrytown campus where the Founder began the school in September 1975.

A visitor to the chapel of the Unification Theological Seminary (UTS) in Barrytown today will open the door, and the first thing that hits him or her will be the light. His or her eyes will be drawn to shafts of light streaming down from 16 brand new, double-paned, tinted, argon-gas filled, segmented windows.

The UTS Board of Trustees meets three times per year. Board members engage in the life of the seminary and their church communities, bringing their personal, spiritual and professional perspectives to strengthen seminary governance. Trustees share a commitment to excellence in theological and ministerial education.

# Name Position Committees Joined Board Term Expires 
1 Dr. Michael Balcomb Chair Executive, Trustees 2012 2016
2 Dr. David J. Billings III   Academic Affairs 2002 2018
3 Mrs. Crescentia DeGoede   Advancement 2014 2018
4 Mr. Franco Famularo  Vice-Chair
Executive, Finance,
2014 2018
5 Mr. Dan Fefferman  
2014 2018
6 Dr. Christine Hempowicz   Advancement 2015 2019
7 Mr. Ernest Patton   Finance 2014 2018
8 Dr. Michael Jenkins   Finance 2013 2017
9 Dr. Ki Hoon Kim     2013 Ex-officio
10 Dr. Hugh Spurgin President Finance, Executive 1995 Ex-officio
11 Dr. Thomas Ward     2015 2019

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