He currently assists the new Reformed Evangelical Seminary, an online theological seminary (est. 2023), as its organizing president. He has served as the Honorary President of Evangelia University, Anaheim, California, USA (2o21-), the Vice Rector and Head of Faculty at Nehemiah Gateway University, Pogradec, Albania (2017-2022), and the founding Academic Dean and President of New Saint Andrews College, Moscow, Idaho, USA (2000-2014). He has been a guest lecturer at Fan S. Noli University, Korce, Albania, and Uganda Christian University. For 16 years he served as a professor of communication at the University of Idaho (1984-2000; tenured 1987). He was the Director of the UI's School of Communication (1995-2000). He also taught journalism and media studies at Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA, USA (1981-1984).
He was twice selected as a Senior U.S. Fulbright Teaching and Research Scholar: first to Warsaw University's Institute of Journalism, Poland (1991), and then to the Institute for Communication Research at North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa (1998). He was a International Development and Training (IDAT) Professor at Egerton University in Njoro, Kenya, East Africa (1992). He has lectured in China, England, Mauritius, Poland, South Korea, and South Africa.
He holds a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of Iowa, USA, an M.A. in Religion from Westminster Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania, USA, a B.A. in Philosophy from Dordt University, Iowa, USA. He and wife Beverlee have been married 50 years and blessed with two children and 12 grandchildren.
Professional appointments include 16 years as President of Dordt College (IA) as well as previous positions as Senior Pastor in both the Chicago metropolitan area and in Northwest Iowa as well as a teaching appointment at Calvin Theological Seminary (MI). He has served as Executive Director of the Association of Reformed Colleges and Universities in addition to being the founder of The SquareInch Consulting Group, LLC. Educational leadership posts have included membership on the Secretariat of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities as well as the Executives in Church Related Higher Education.
He has organized and coordinated Global Summits of Presidents of Reformed Colleges and Universities held in Paris, Oxford, and the Netherlands. Civic Service includes terms as Chair of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, the Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the Iowa Association of College Presidents, and the Iowa Campus Compact. He has been a trustee of Calvin College, Dordt College, and Calvin Theological Seminary and has been a member of the board of directors for Iowans for a Better Future, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the Barnabas Foundation, the Iowa College Foundation, Christian Reformed World Missions Board and the Christian Reformed World Ministries Board. He served as Interim President of Kuyper College in Grand Rapids, Michigan from January to October of 2017. Currently he serves as vice chair of the Board of Directors of Bethesda Christian Counseling Services and is a member of the Charter Revision Commission for the City of Sioux Falls.
Carl's educational background includes a B.A. in Philosophy from Calvin College (MI), an M.Div. with an emphasis on Philosophical Theology from Calvin Theological Seminary (MI), and a Ph.D. in Theology and Communication from Princeton Theological Seminary (NJ).
Rod is a graduate of Louisiana State University in industrial technology.
He is the author of Reading Daniel as a Text in Theological Hermeneutics (Princeton Theological Monograph) Wipf & Stock 2009 (reprinted 2011) and the editor of 95 Theses for a New Reformation: For the Church on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation (Wipf & Stock, 2017). Aaron has taught Bible, Theology, Christian Worldview, Philosophy, Art History, Speech, and other classes designed to train Christian students to take dominion for Christ and His Kingdom.
Aaron holds a Ph.D. from the University of Glasgow (UK) in Literature, Theology and the Arts. He and his family live in sunny Southern California.
He holds a doctorate in systematic theology from the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, and an M.A. in Theology and Letters from New Saint Andrews College (ID).
She has served as the Registrar and Head of the Examination Office at Nehemiah Gateway University (Albania), Registrar at Morthland College (IL), Registrar and authorized Primary School Official (PSO responsible for issuing SEVIS I-20s and Homeland Security processes) at New Saint Andrews College (ID), Administrative Assistant for the Department of Architecture at the University of Idaho (ID), and staff member at American College Testing (ACT; IA). Bev served as the institutional coordinator for the Beta development of the Populi educational management software at New Saint Andrews College.
Beverlee holds a Bachelor’s degree in General Studies from the University of Idaho, where she was also honored with an Outstanding Employee Award.
Jason did his undergraduate studies at the University of Idaho and Whitefield College and his theological-pastoral studies at Greyfriars Hall, Moscow (ID).
Ethan holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Idaho, and completed the Advanced Business Management Program at Oxford University’s Said Business School, UK.