"WITH MY RETIREMENT THIS SUMMER, I WILL FOCUS THIS LAST LETTER TO SAY 'THANK YOU,' TO EVERYONE. WITHOUT A DOUBT, BETTE AND I HAVE BEEN BLESSED BY SUPPORT FROM THE CAMPUS, ALUMNI AND FRIENDS OVER THE LAST 10 YEARS. FOR THIS WE ARE FOREVER GRATEFUL. NOW I WANT TO FOCUS ON THE FUTURE.
Graceland University is a special place; a holy place. I have watched as countless students, staff, faculty and visitors’ lives have been enriched and transformed. My life too has been transformed and enriched because of the divine spirit I see in each person who visits or resides here! It has been a marvelous experience."
Dr. Harry J. Ashenhurst, chairman of the university Board of Trustees, made the announcement after an intensive search process that lasted eight months.
Graceland University creates learning communities where students develop their potential for meaningful and productive lives for the betterment of the world. This mission comes alive in the stories of amazing alumni.
Peering through her Nikon D810, Tara Shupe ‘11 shies away from being in a photograph and struggles to reveal her accomplishments, but she is finding success capturing the world from the other side of the lens.
Graceland University’s Theatre Department hosted Jody Hovland, a guest artist in-house for six weeks, who played the lead in the production of W;t.
The faculty in Graceland’s Resch Science and Technology Hall take pride in the building’s scientific equipment and teaching labs available to students.