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President's Essays

Our Community after Charlottesville - August 21, 2017

We begin this academic year, as do all American colleges and universities, in the shadow of the recent horrendous events in Charlottesville, Virginia. Whenever cataclysmic events occur on and around other campuses, it is healthy to consider if there are common threads and common concerns on ours. Such self-examination gives us opportunity to address areas—in this case race relations, especially—where there is always room for improvement. - more

A Christian Place of the Mind - April 7, 2017

Our graduates must not only absorb the knowledge associated with their particular field of study, but must also be able to reason, to question, to evaluate, to synthesize, to communicate, to advocate and to engage. - more

President's Essay - February 17, 2017

One of the joys of being the new King President is getting to hear alumni stories about how their King years changed their lives. Usually set within King's beautiful historic campus, these stories are most often told with a broad smile and overwhelming gratitude, as memories flow forth of favorite professors, staff members, coaches, and classmates. - more