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Dr. Guy M. Richard Appointed as President of RTS Atlanta

(MARIETTA, Ga.) – Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Guy M. Richard as President of RTS Atlanta, effective August 5, 2021. Dr. Richard has been serving as executive director at the Atlanta campus and will continue in his role as associate professor. Since Dr. Richard’s appointment as executive director in 2017, […]

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Douglas Baker Appointed as Chancellor’s Chief of Staff

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Douglas Baker has been appointed as Chancellor’s Chief of Staff, effective August 5, 2021. At RTS, Baker will assist Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III in his duties as chancellor and serve as a liaison between the Chancellor’s Office, the RTS Board of Trustees, and administration. He will assist […]

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Coronavirus Updates

Updated July 12, 2021, 11:30 AM CT This fall, all of our campuses are offering in-person classes, including RTS New York City.   Updated May 27, 2021, 6:00 PM CT Dr. Duncan reflects on the past year and provides an update for the rest of 2021.   Updated September 14, 2:45 PM CT Dr. Duncan […]

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RTS Announces Summer 2021 Courses

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce its schedule of course offerings for the summer 2021 semester. The seminary plans to be on campus in all locations, except New York City, with face-to-face residential education. With more than 50 intensive residential course offerings, students will have the opportunity to study with RTS faculty from across the […]

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RTS Announces Spring 2021 Course Offerings

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce its schedule of course offerings for the spring 2021 semester. The seminary plans to be on campus in all locations, except New York City, with face-to-face residential education. In addition to its full slate of residential courses, RTS will also offer seven Remote Live courses and one sync […]

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Reformed Theological Seminary Launches Mind + Heart Podcast

(JACKSON, Miss.) — On Tuesday, November 3, Reformed Theological Seminary is launching a new podcast, Mind + Heart. Phillip Holmes, Vice President for Institutional Communications, will host 10 interviews with RTS faculty and guests in the first season. In the podcast, Holmes will discuss past Wisdom Wednesday episodes with his interviewees, allowing them to revisit […]

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RTS Libraries Acquire ProQuest Ebooks

The Reformed Theological Seminary libraries are now providing the ProQuest Religion & Philosophy ebook collection to all RTS students. The collection offers over 16,000 ebooks in full-text format, all pertinent to theological studies. The RTS libraries already provide resources such as academic journal databases and EBSCO ebooks. The addition of the ProQuest ebook collection offers […]

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RTS Professors Contribute to New Book on Covenant Theology

Twenty-six current and former Reformed Theological Seminary professors have contributed to a new book on covenant theology, available from Crossway in October. Covenant Theology: Biblical, Theological, and Historical Perspectives provides a comprehensive overview of the biblical covenants and their impact on the Christian life. A forward by Chancellor and CEO Dr. Ligon Duncan and an […]

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RTS Announces Application Deadlines for the 2021 Master of Arts in Counseling Cohorts

Reformed Theological Seminary is now accepting applications for admission to the 2021 Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) cohorts at the Jackson and Orlando campuses. Candidates may participate in one of two review cycles in the fall or spring. Dr. Jim Hurley, Professor of Counseling, remarked, “Each summer, we welcome up to 24 new students […]

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Queen, Veldkamp Appointed to New Roles in Provost’s Office

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Angela Queen and David Veldkamp have been appointed Director of Academic Administration and Director of Institutional Assessment, respectively. Veldkamp will continue in his role as Vice President for Enrollment Management in addition to his role in the Provost’s Office. Queen graduated from RTS in 2006 with a […]

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Remembering Mrs. Polly Stone

Mrs. Pauline (Polly) McReynolds Stone was welcomed into the eternal rest of her Heavenly Father on Monday, August 31, 2020, after an almost four-year battle with cancer. Mrs. Stone had worked in various roles for Reformed Theological Seminary since 1994. Known for her enormous love for her family, her Lord, and all things Mississippi State, […]

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RTS Moves Forward with Plans for Fall 2020

Dear RTS family, Your Provost, Chief Officers, Senior Administrators, Presidents, Executive Directors, Deans, and I have been continuously working on our plans for the fall semester and the 2020-2021 academic year amidst the ever-changing landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are excited and thankful to be returning to campuses across our system (with the exception […]

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RTS Launches New Core Certificates

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce seven Core Certificate programs, available in languages, Bible, and theology. The Core Certificates are non-degree programs that provide students with a foundational understanding of a specific theological discipline. Students can pursue a certificate in Greek, Hebrew, Old Testament, New Testament, Systematic Theology, Historical Theology, or Applied Theology. David […]

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RTS Campuses Host Creative Commencement Ceremonies for the Class of 2020

At the beginning of April, the administration of RTS decided to cancel all spring 2020 commencement ceremonies due to concerns about gathering during the coronavirus pandemic. In the cancellation announcement, Chancellor and CEO Dr. Ligon Duncan shared a letter with the RTS community, addressing the class of 2020. “While it is a disappointment to us […]

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A Letter to the RTS Family, in Light of our Current National Situation

Dear RTS family, As morning dawned on June 1, 2020, in Jackson, Mississippi, we found ourselves in a nation gripped by fear, frustration, indignation, sorrow, mourning, division, and violence. The cruel mistreatment and unjust killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota have sparked […]

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RTS Announces Plans for Fall 2020 Classes

Earlier this week, the Reformed Theological Seminary Leadership Team met to discuss plans for the fall semester. I’m pleased to announce that, Lord willing (James 4:15), our plan for fall 2020 is to offer on-campus and in-person education on our campuses. Our community desires to be back together as students, faculty, and staff, but we […]

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