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    Booth University College Hosts Conference

    Discussions focus on key strategic issues for Christian post-secondary educational institutions. July 23, 2013
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    Captain Shari Russell, Salvation Army officer and NAIITS board member, and Terry LeBlanc, chair of NAIITS, sign the memorandum of understanding between NAIITS and Providence University College for a new undergraduate programMore than 100 people took part in the Christian Higher Education Canada (CHEC) annual conference, seminary conference and Native Peoples and Christian higher education symposium that were hosted at Winnipeg's Booth University College (BUC) in May.

    “This conference provided opportunities for representatives from our institutions to discuss key strategic issues as Christian post-secondary educational institutions chart their future,” says Dr. Donald Burke, BUC president and CHEC board member.

    Highlights from the week's events included discussion of an innovative church-based master of divinity program for seminaries, the launching of a national database on Christian higher education, approval of a comprehensive student satisfaction study and the signing of a memorandum of agreement between the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies (NAIITS) and Providence University College to jointly offer a new undergraduate program.

    Photo: Captain Shari Russell, Salvation Army officer and NAIITS board member, and Terry LeBlanc, chair of NAIITS, sign the memorandum of understanding between NAIITS and Providence University College for a new undergraduate program

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