Methodist University's Interim President and Provost to Retire

Dr. Delmas S. Crisp Jr., who twice stepped in to serve as interim president for Methodist University, announced his retirement Wednesday. Crisp has served as provost for the University since 2007.

“I have truly enjoyed my 12 years at Methodist and in the Fayetteville community and am proud of the quality of our academic, extra-curricular, and athletic programs,” Crisp said. “Methodist has a bright future ahead with the coming of its new president.”

Methodist University Names Dr. Stanley T. Wearden Fifth President

Dr. Stanley T. Wearden, a visionary with a proven record of excellence in academics, communications and leadership, has been selected as Methodist University’s next president. Dr. Wearden takes office Jan. 1, 2019.

Mac Healy, Chairman of the University’s Board of Trustees, made the announcement during a ceremony at Berns Student Center attended by students, faculty, staff, and Trustees on Wednesday, October 10.

Methodist University to Announce New President

Members of the Board of Trustees of Methodist University are pleased to announce they have selected their next President, who will be the fifth person to hold that office in the school’s 62-year history. The Board will introduce the new President to students, faculty, and staff Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. in Berns Student Center.

Members of the media are welcome to attend.

Methodist University Receives Arts Council Grants

Two grants from the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County will help Methodist University bring musical magic and the genius of a pop art icon to the community.

The Council awarded a $7,200 grant to the David McCune International Art Gallery to support marketing and banners for the scheduled exhibit of a series of Andy Warhol silkscreen print masterworks. A $2,300 grant was awarded to the University’s Friends of Music for this year’s Guest Artist Series, which is an annual set of free elementary school workshops and evening concerts.

Methodist University Speaker Triumphed over Struggles

Accomplished television and music composer LaToya Rene Robertson is the speaker for this year’s Lura S. Tally Center for Leadership Development Speaker Series, Monday, Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. in Huff Concert Hall on the Methodist University campus.

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