Archives - 2016 News

Lowell Haines Named Taylor University President-Elect

Published: January 21, 2016

The Taylor University Board of Trustees announced today it has selected alumnus and longtime Indianapolis lawyer Paul Lowell Haines as President-Elect of Taylor. Haines, also a member of Taylor’s Board for the past 13 years, will assume his presidential role on June 1, 2016, and replaces outgoing Taylor President Dr. Eugene B. Habecker.

Taylor Film Students to Attend Sundance Film Festival

Published: January 15, 2016

For the ninth consecutive year, Taylor University students and faculty will attend the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The trip is part of a class in independent film and, during the festival, the students will view films that audiences could see at theatres during 2016.

Planned Taylor Trip to Turkey Cancelled in Wake of Istanbul Bombing

Published: January 14, 2016

A planned visit by Taylor University students and faculty to the nation of Turkey has been cancelled for safety reasons following a bomb blast in the Turkish city of Istanbul. Ten people were killed in the bombing in Sultanahmet Square, a busy tourist location in Istanbul on Tuesday.

Harter Named Interim Advancement Vice President at Taylor

Published: January 13, 2016

Longtime Taylor University advancement administrator Sherri Harter has been named Interim Vice President for Advancement at Taylor. The appointment follows the resignation of Dr. Ben Sells, who left Taylor to join Upland-based Avis Industrial Corporation.

Lighthouse Students Traveling from Poland and Paraguay to Southeast Asia

Published: January 08, 2016

Eighty-two Taylor University students and faculty/staff sponsors left this week for Lighthouse trips to locations ranging from Poland and Spain to Ethiopia, Paraguay, and Southeast Asia.

Let Us Love One Another is the theme of Taylor MLK Day

Published: January 07, 2016

Taylor University’s celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will take place Monday, January 18, on the Taylor University campus. The day’s theme is Beloved, Let Us Love One Another, and is based on the New Testament passage 1 John 4:7.

Rediger Chapel Reopens with Sunday Evening Service

Published: January 02, 2016

Taylor University will hold a worship and communion service Sunday (tomorrow) at 8:15 p.m. in the newly-remodeled Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. All students/employees and community members are invited.