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We are currently searching for the 12th President of Roberts Wesleyan University and the fourth President of Northeastern Seminary.  President Deana L. Porterfield informed the community in January that she will become the next president of Seattle Pacific University effective July 1, 2023. Search firm FaithSearch Partners will support the work of the presidential search committee to identify the next president in the coming months.
The school offers a broad range of more than 90 undergraduate, graduate and adult degree-completion programs across disciplines in health care, education, business, social sciences and other areas. Through the addition of two innovative doctoral programs in clinical/school psychology and occupational therapy, Roberts meets the needs and interests of a growing population of nearly 1,600 students. Roberts’ plan is to continually research and add new, high-quality programs and curricula to address growing workforce needs in specific industries that enable the institutions’ network of more than 20,000 alumni to compete in an ever-evolving job market.