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

January 14, 2019
Richard Broholm, who served for many years as Executive Director of the Center for the Ministry of the Laity at Andover Newton, and who is the namesake of a YDS classroom,...
January 9, 2019
By Janet Davenport When Shelley Best ’00 M.Div. entered Yale Divinity School, she was on a quest to find an elusive answer: How could she make it financially viable to devote...
January 4, 2019
By Joyce Hollman Six months after Anthony Campbell’s Yale graduation and just nine days before Christmas, his father committed suicide, using the service revolver belonging...
December 19, 2018
By Emily Judd ’18 M.A.R. At Yale Divinity School, students generally follow one of two degree paths. The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) is designed primarily to prepare students...
December 7, 2018
By Kathrin Havrilla After 16 years chairing the Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC) at Yale Divinity School, Christopher Glenn Sawyer ’75 M.Div., Chair Emeritus, has passed on the...

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