Monthly Archives July 2021

Passages: summer 2021

Ann Richmond Sewell (’45), 96, of Searcy, died May 5, 2021. After earning her master’s degree, she joined the Harding faculty in 1961 and was an associate professor of music. She authored several articles for Christian magazines and the book Sounds of Joy. She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Edward. She is survived by three children, Mary Ann Sniff (’68),
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Categories: Passages.

It’s a most wonderful time of the year

By Allen Black, retiring dean of Harding School of Theology By the time you read this, Harding School of Theology’s 63rd annual commencement is a thing of the past.  Commencement is one of my favorite times of the year. I know that according to the song, “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” is in December. However, May is an exciting and energizing time for
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Categories: End Note.


By David B. Burks, president Completing the 2020-21 school year with five commencement ceremonies on the main campus instead of our normal three while handling COVID-19 protocols is just one example of the many ways this University came together during a very difficult year and made things happen. The joy was evident, and I am very thankful we were able to celebrate together. This is
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Categories: Viewpoint.

Presidential search ongoing

In February, Dr. Robert Walker, chairman of the board of trustees, announced the appointment of a presidential search committee made up of faculty, staff, alumni and board of trustee members to identify and recommend Harding’s sixth president. CarterBaldwin, an executive search firm, also was hired to assist the board and the committee with the search process. Shortly after the announcement was made, a survey was
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Categories: Around Campus.