Archives - 2017 News

Theologian, Pastor Bing Nieh is Featured Simeon Speaker This Week

Published: November 06, 2017

Pastor Bing Nieh of Holy Trinity Church in Chicago, Ill., is the Fall 2017 Simeon Series speaker at Taylor University. Two of the sessions will take place during the chapel hour at 10:00 am in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium on Wednesday, November 8, and Friday, November 10. An evening session in the Butz-Carruth Recital Hall will take place at 7:00 pm, Thursday, November 9.

Taylor Theatre Presents Cyrano de Bergerac

Published: November 06, 2017

Taylor Theatre presents Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac, translated by Anthony Burgess, on November 10-11 and 17-18 at 7:30 pm, and November 12 and 19 at 2:00 pm, in Taylor University’s Mitchell Theatre. Purchase tickets through Taylor University Theatre’s website, Facebook and Twitter pages, or contact the box office at 765-998-5289 or

Harter Named Chief of Staff at Taylor University

Published: November 03, 2017

Longtime Taylor University advancement administrator Sherri Harter has been named Chief of Staff by President Paul Lowell Haines.

Taylor Performance Student Gets Honorable Mention in State Competition

Published: November 02, 2017

Taylor University music student Clara Loisch received Honorable Mention in the state round of the Young Artist Performance Woodwind category of the 2017 Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) competition held at Ball State University.

Society Honors Taylor for Exceptional Grounds Maintenance

Published: November 01, 2017

Taylor University has been recognized for upkeep and presentation of campus grounds by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS). The group presented Taylor with an Honor Award in the Society's 2017 Green Star Awards® competition. The award was given in the University and College Grounds (Large) category for exceptional grounds maintenance.

Taylor to Acquire Former Upland United Methodist Church Facility

Published: November 01, 2017

Taylor University and the Upland United Methodist Church have announced an agreement regarding the future of the existing historic Upland United Methodist Church building and property at 123 E. Washington St. once the congregation completes its move to the former Pierce factory on Upland’s northwest side.

No Higher Standard

Published: October 26, 2017

The presidential inauguration of Paul Lowell Haines, EdD, JD, was filled with music and historic symbols, attended by delegates from the nation’s most recognized halls of learning, and punctuated by Haines’ inaugural address, No Higher Standard.

The Genetics of Research

Published: October 26, 2017

While the general public connects the concept of genetic mutations with superheroes, two Taylor graduates dive into the “genetic blueprint” to become the real heroes, by searching for treatments to genetic diseases.

Taylor Wind Ensemble Presents Music of the Spheres

Published: October 26, 2017

The Taylor University Wind Ensemble will present Music of the Spheres on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 7:30 pm in Rediger Chapel Auditorium located in the LaRita Boren Campus Center. The one-hour concert is free, and the community is invited to attend.

Haines Installation Highlights Inauguration Activities

Published: October 25, 2017

Paul Lowell Haines, EdD, JD, was installed as Taylor University’s 31st President during inauguration ceremonies on October 20, in the Kesler Student Activities Center. The installation was one of numerous planned events surrounding Haines’ inauguration that included concerts, an academic colloquium, and several private, invitation-only events.