Archives - 2015 News

Taylor University Welcomes Record Class

Published: August 28, 2015

Taylor University officials are set to welcome a record freshman class Today as Welcome Weekend begins and freshman move-in starts at 9:00 a.m.

Marion Playground to Honor the Memory of Betsy Smith

Published: August 24, 2015

The Taylor University community will build a playground at the Boys and Girls Club of Marion on Monday, August 31, to honor the life and memory of Betsy Smith, a late Taylor student whose involvement in one of the school’s local outreach ministries so impacted her life that she planned to move to Marion after she graduated.

Taylor University Theatre Group Touring Scotland

Published: August 21, 2015

A group of student actors from Taylor University has been in Scotland this week, presenting an interactive play based on biblical writings and poetry.

Presidential Search Continues

Published: July 14, 2015

Taylor University officials say they are pleased with the progress of the search for Taylor University's next President. The search began in late May when current Taylor President, Dr. Eugene B. Habecker, announced that the 2015-2016 academic year will be his final year as President of Taylor University.

Professional writing student receives Editor’s Choice Award

Published: June 23, 2015

Taylor University professional writing major Luke Wildman has received the Editor's Choice Award from Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas.

Film students win Two Platinum - Best in Show Aurora Awards

Published: June 17, 2015

Film and Media Production students have won two “Platinum - Best in Show” recognitions from the Aurora Awards, an international film and video competition for commercials, cable programming, documentaries, and corporate videos.

Taylor Education Department Achieves National Accreditation

Published: June 03, 2015

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation has granted accreditation to Taylor University’s Education Department. The accreditation, under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards, is for the next seven years.

Jon Cavanagh Named Campus Pastor at Taylor University

Published: June 02, 2015

Rev. Jonathon (Jon) J. Cavanagh has been named Campus Pastor at Taylor University. Cavanagh’s selection comes after a nearly year-long nationwide search.

Dr. Edwin Brown, namesake of Taylor’s C.S. Lewis Collection, dies

Published: May 29, 2015

Dr. Edwin W. Brown, the physician and college professor whose love of C.S. Lewis led to the C.S. Lewis Collection at Taylor University died last Saturday. He was 89.

Habecker announces retirement plans

Published: May 28, 2015

Taylor University President Eugene B. Habecker, J.D. Ph.D., has announced that the upcoming 2015-16 academic year will be his final year as Taylor’s President.