Leaders for church and world: YDS alumni stories

The alumnae and alumni of Yale Divinity School are pastors, scholars, activists, educators, the heads of numerous ecclesiastical and secular oganizations, and more—all exemplifying the YDS mission of service to church and world.

Below is a collection of stories showcasing the leadership and contributions of YDS alumni/ae, in the United States and around the world.

If you have stories of your own to suggest about YDS alums—including yourself—please let us know

May 23, 2023
“This will be an unusual year.” Such was the message heard by nearly half the members of this year’s graduating class when they began their YDS careers in August 2020. The...
May 9, 2023
By Pressley Peters Anne Stanback ’85 M.A.R. has pledged a gift to the We Are Called campaign to support the Living Village—the latest in a series of commitments she has made...
May 3, 2023
May 3, 2023 Yale Divinity School Dean Greg Sterling made the following announcement today. —— It is my sad duty to inform you that Gene Outka ’62 B.D., Dwight...
April 28, 2023
By Leah Silvieus ‘21 M.A.R. Boston’s Old North Church is most known for its role in the beginning of the American Revolution. It was there that church sexton Robert Newman...



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