August 23, 2014

Dean and Chancellor of St. Vladimir’s Seminary Appointed to Second Term

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[SVOTS Communications / Yonkers, NY] On Monday, February 28, 2011, at an academic convocation on the campus of St. Vladimir's Seminary, Anne Glynn Mackoul, Executive Chair of the seminary's Board of Trustees, announced a decision by the Board to reappoint the seminary Dean, Archpriest John Behr, and Chancellor, Archpriest Chad Hatfield, to their positions for additional five-year terms, beginning in 2012. In reappointing the two leaders, said Mrs. Mackoul, the Board recognized "the considerable accomplishments and distinctive leadership" of each leader and also reconfirmed the Board's commitment to the model of shared governance instituted at the beginning of their first terms. In 2007 the Board devised a unique model of shared governance for the seminary, assigning to Fr. John as Dean primary responsibility for the spiritual and academic life of the school, and Fr. Chad as Chancellor primary responsibility for financial and operational leadership, but with elements of shared … [Read more...]