Class Notes

Alumni Name Class Year Note Posted
R. Melvin and Elizabeth Bassett Keiser 1963
Dear Friends,
We are doing well amidst our pill-strewn landscape of older age. Now long retired after teaching thirty-six years in Religious Studies and English at...
March 25, 2024
Class of '62 via Ronald Byars 1962

Class of 1962 Updates (via Ronald Byars)

From Bill Charland:
I’m in an assisted living facility in Tualatin, Oregon, near my daughter and son....
March 6, 2024
Stephen Murray 1998

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Butler Murray, M.Div. ‘98 has been appointed Senior Director of Development for the Office of Family Philanthropy at Georgetown University, where he oversees fundraising with...

February 14, 2024
Ann Hallisey 1975


January 24, 2024
Gail McKinnis 1963
On August first, a group of residents at Carol Woods Retirement Community in Chapel Hill, NC met for dinner to celebrate their ties to Yale Divinity School.  This is not the first time! Gail...
January 22, 2024
Frederick Bauerschmidt 1989

January 17, 2024
Rita Ferrone 1983
In this commentary on Pope Francis’s letter on liturgical formation, Desiderio desideravi, Rita Ferrone takes readers on a journey of discovery to the very heart of the mystery we...
January 17, 2024
Ann Hallisey 1975

December 4, 2023
Norman Wirzba 1988

I am pleased to report that beginning January 1, 2024 I will begin a new role as Director of Research for Duke University’s Office of Climate and Sustainability. In this role I will work to...

November 28, 2023
David Ellingson 1972
During my 50 years of ordained ministry, creation care has been a consistent theme and emphasis.
I served on campuses, congregations, colleges, and seminaries. In my 3rd Act (...
November 28, 2023
Mark Letteney 2014

I’ve just published a new book, perhaps of interest to some fellow alumni: The Christianization of Knowledge in Late Antiquity: Intellectual and Material Transformations (Cambridge...

October 23, 2023
Sara Williams 2013

I began an appointment this year as Assistant Professor of Religious Ethics at Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT. I’m glad to be back in the area!

October 23, 2023
Scott Myers 1978

I am currently an associate professor at the DePaul University School of Cinematic Arts where I teach screenwriting. I have been a screenwriter since 1987 when I broke into the business and have...

October 23, 2023
Pat Kriss 2010

The degree of Doctor of Ministry was conferred on Rev. Pat Kriss by Hartford International University for Religion and Peace in May, 2023. Rev. Dr. Kriss, ordained in 2010, has been Senior Pastor...

August 31, 2023
AK Anderson 1993

AK Anderson has edited Religion and Medicine from the Pre-Axial Age to Modernity: An Introductory Reader (Cognella). A preliminary/test edition was published in August 2023, and the first...

August 31, 2023
Geoffrey Gneuhs 1978


August 15, 2023
Matthew Kustenbauder 2006

Matthew Kustenbauder DIV ’06 GRD ’08 works for the Bureau of Consular Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.  As Management Analyst, he provides strategic planning for a domestic workforce of...

June 6, 2023
Jean-Daniel O'Donncada 2013 ... March 29, 2023
Geoffrey Gneuhs 1978

Geoffrey Gneuhs ‘78 delivered the inaugural lecture...

January 31, 2023
Christine McSpadden 1995


January 13, 2023