Season of Renewal for Berkeley and Dean McGowan

April 13, 2023

This spring, Berkeley Divinity School has more than the usual reasons for joyful optimism. The School has a new strategic plan, an accompanying comprehensive campaign that is setting new records, the launch of its Transforming Leadership program, a successful self-study and visit by the ATS visiting committee, and the strongest applicant pool in several years. 

To see the School through the exciting years ahead, Berkeley’s board of trustees and Yale University have announced the re-appointment of the Very Rev. Dr. Andrew B. McGowan for a third term as dean and president of Berkeley Divinity School at Yale. In announcing the reappointment, Berkeley board chair Jim Elrod says, “Under McGowan’s leadership, Berkeley has developed an expanded vision of the formation for lay and ordained Church leadership, based on an appreciation of the Church’s emerging needs and a greater global focus.  The Board of Trustees is delighted that Berkeley will continue to benefit from Andrew’s extraordinary leadership and vision.”