October 27, 2009

AMBS Names New President

Sara Wenger Shenk, Ed.D., associate dean of Eastern Mennonite Seminary, has been named president of Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary. She will begin the new assignment no later than October 1, 2010, following several months of orientation and preparation.

The AMBS board made the appointment at the October 22–24 meetings in Elkhart, Ind. The Mennonite Education Agency board and the Mennonite Church Canada Christian Formation Council gave their approval to Wenger Shenk as the candidate of choice prior to the decision by the AMBS board.

Wenger Shenk has been a member of the faculty and administration of EMS since 1995. In addition to serving as associate dean, she also is associate professor of Christian practices.

More information is on the AMBS website.