Union Theological Seminary will inaugurate Disciples minister and former Yale Divinity School faculty member Serene Jones as president on Nov. 17. Jones, an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ, is the 16th president and the first woman to head the 172-year-old seminary. Union Theological is an independent, non-denominational institution.
Union Theological Seminary will also celebrate 100 years in its current location in New York City during the Nov. 16 -17 weekend. The centennial celebration will culminate in Jones’ inauguration at The Riverside Church in New York City. For more on the celebration, go to: www.utsnyc.edu/NETCOMMUNITY/Page.aspx?pid=256&srcid=824