Providing ministry education opportunities since 1962

Graduation 2016

We offer our heartfelt congratulations to the Graduate Theological Foundation’s “Class of 2016.” We enjoyed welcoming students, faculty, and guests to our festivities earlier this month. The 115 members of the Graduating Class of 2016 represented 12 degree programs; 13 countries; 31 U.S. states; numerous language groups and cultures; and various faith traditions within the major religions of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.  We are proud to celebrate our diversity in all its forms!

Members of the graduating class of 2016

Members of the graduating class of 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The graduation address was delivered by Rabbi Howard Avruhm Addison, Gershom Scholem Professor of Jewish Spirituality and Director of the D.Min.Program in Jewish Spirituality degree program.

Rabbi Addison delivering the graduation address

Rabbi Addison delivering the graduation address

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following members of the faculty were inducted as Fellows of the Graduate Theological Foundation.

  • Rabbi Dr. Howard Avruhm Addison
  • The Rev. Dr. Dennis J. Billy, C.Ss.R.
  • The Rev. Dr. Susan Fowler
  • The Rev. Dr. John Edward Mulvihill
  • the Rev. Dr. Anthony Nwachukwu

Rev. Dr.  John Mulvihill was also awarded the Doctor of Divinity degree honoris causa, in recognition of his years of service to the GTF as Gratian Professor of Canon Law and in honor of his life-long commitment as a priest to the Church and his ministry in the field of Canon Law as Adjutant Judicial Vicar of the Illinois Ecclesiastical Court of Appeals.

Please visit our Facebook page to view photos from the event. Official photographs may be ordered online.  A video of the ceremony can be viewed on our YouTube channel.