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 11, 2022
The YDS Dean’s Advisory Council, joined by Yale President Peter Salovey, members of the George and Carol Bauer family, and the design team for the School’s Living Village,...
May 10, 2022
The Senate confirmed Mark Totten ’99 M.A.R. as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan. Read more. *** Peter Forrest ’09 M.A.R. has been appointed Dean of...
May 2, 2022
By Leah Silvieus ’21 M.A.R. E. David de Leon ’21 M.Div., is co-author with Sabrina S. Chan, Linson Daniel, and La Thao of a forthcoming book, Learning Our Names: Asian...
April 28, 2022
By Betsy Painter ‘22 M.A.R. From whose womb did the ice come forth, and who has given birth to the frost of heaven? —Job 38:29 The snowy poles of Planet Earth depict the...



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