Loren Swartzendruber will serve another four-year term as president of Eastern Mennonite University.
Andrew (Andy) Dula of Lancaster, Pa., chair of the EMU board of trustees, announced at the opening convocation of second semester Wednesday, Jan. 12, that Dr. Swartzendruber has “gratefully accepted” an appointment to serve a third term that begins July 1, 2011 and ends June 30, 2015.
The EMU board worked with the board of directors of the Mennonite Educational Agency (MEA) of Mennonite Church USA in an extensive review of the work of the president. The EMU and MEA boards formed a presidential review committee to gather feedback and data from internal and external constituents.
In the trustee’s November 2010 board meeting the review committee reported its findings. From a wealth of 363 responses, the committee reported “overwhelming support” for Swartzendruber’s leadership.