Current Edition Summer 2014


editor.jpgWe live in a world of change; the evidence of change is all around us. As another academic year came to a close we prepared to say farewell and extended heartfelt words of gratitude and appreciation to President John Martin and First Lady, Kathryn Martin (p.24 -31) for their 18 years of service and stewardship. And as spring becomes summer, summer becomes fall; we are filled with hopefulness for the inauguration of Dr. Deana Porterfield.

As a community, we are excited to be in a season of building and growing as the Legacy 150 Campaign will provide scholarships, endowments and exceptional educational experiences in the New Science and Nursing Center. We invite you to share your hope for generations to come on Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag #HopeforRoberts.

Scripture tells us, “To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven” (Ecclesiastes 3). God has appointed the times and seasons and this brings HOPE because we know God has a purpose. As we lean into the season ahead may we “lean into HOPE, change, and God’s faithfulness” (2014, Dr. Deana Porterfield,

We HOPE you enjoy this issue!


Kate Merz

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