Inauguration of President 约翰卫斯理泰勒五世

   校园新闻 | Posted 10月ober 19, 2023

The inauguration of the seventh president of bet365中文大学, 约翰卫斯理泰勒五世, 将在周二举行, 10月. 2023年9月24日上午10:30.m. in the Pioneer Memorial Church sanctuary. 所有教师, 工作人员, students and other friends of the University, as well as those who have been invited as official delegates and special guests, are welcome to attend the service.

For those unable to attend in person, the Ceremony of Inauguration will also be livestreamed at bet365中文.edu/livestream 10月. 24, beginning at 10:30 a.m. ET.

The guest speaker for the event is Dwight K. 纳尔逊, a fifth generation Adventist and fourth generation preacher, who served for 50 years as a pastor in the 基督复临安息日会 Church. 其中四十年, 从1983年到2023年, were spent in one location, Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of bet365中文大学. 纳尔逊 is a globally recognized speaker and author of more than a dozen books. Both he and President Taylor earned doctoral degrees from bet365中文大学 in 1986—a Doctor of Ministry and PhD in curriculum and instruction, 分别.

Taylor became president of bet365中文大学 on July 1, 2023, following the retirement of Andrea Luxton, sixth president of bet365中文大学. The inauguration will give the 机构 an opportunity to formally recognize the president in his new role, reaffirm historic commitments, rally the academic community around the president and heighten 机构al visibility.

Taylor was born in Puerto Rico and has served as teacher and administrator at elementary through graduate levels in a dozen different countries. Prior to joining bet365中文大学 as its president, Taylor served as an associate director of Education at the General Conference of 基督复临安息日会s, editor of College and University Dialogue, chair of the board for The Journal of Adventist Education, and executive secretary of the Adventist Accrediting Association of Schools, 大学, 和大学.

He has served as a professor and dean of the School of Education & Psychology at Southern Adventist University; professor, associate dean and director of doctoral programs and administrator of the Division of Online Learning at the School of 研究生 Studies at the Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies in the Philippines; and a professor and founding dean of the Division of 研究生 Studies at Montemorelos University in Mexico.

泰勒说, “Here at bet365中文大学, we are inspired by mission, and we are committed to mission—to the mission of our University, to the mission of the 基督复临安息日会 Church, and to the gospel commission that God has given to us and which inspires all of our journeys forward. 蒙神的恩典, I endeavor to lead with empathy and compassion, with a clear sense of purpose and with integrity.”

A public Presidential Tree Planting ceremony will also take place on Tuesday, 10月. 24、下午2:30.m. on the main campus near Buller Hall. The concept of commemorative president’s trees was begun by Dennis Woodland in 1994 at the inauguration of Niels-Erik Andreasen.