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

August 24, 2020
By Lauren Yanks ’19 M.Div. When David Clegg ’11 M.Div. was sworn in as the new district attorney of Ulster County, N.Y., he was given a standing ovation. Having run on a...
August 10, 2020
Karilyn Crockett ’06 M.A.R. has been appointed Boston’s first Chief of Equity. Read more. ***   Javier Viera ’00 S.T.M. has been named President of Garrett-Evangelical...
July 27, 2020
By Eric Johnson for Carolina Alumni Review Elijah Heyward (‘07 M.A.R.) has long been fascinated by historical memory in the South — what we honor and what we choose to bury...
June 24, 2020
Yale Divinity School Dean Greg Sterling and five other presidents and deans of seminaries and divinity schools have issued a joint public statement decrying the lack of a...
June 9, 2020
Jerry Henry ‘80 M.Div. has been elected the new Chair of the Yale Alumni Association Board of Governors. Learn more. *** Leah Silvieus ’21 M.A.R. is co-editor of a poetry...

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