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VTS Names Vice President for Human Resources and Institutional Effectiveness

3/8/2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Curtis Prather
Tel: 703-461-1782
Email: cprather@vts.edu

Alexandria, VA – During the March Board Meeting, the VTS Board of Trustees unanimously approved the promotion of Ms. Kathryn Glover to Vice President for Human Resources and Institutional Effectiveness and Secretary of the Corporation of Virginia Theological Seminary. She will officially join the VTS faculty immediately.

Glover, who has worked at VTS since 2001, has been the Officer for Institutional Effectiveness and Planning and Staff Officer to the Dean and President since 2007. Previously she served as the Seminary’s Director of Alumni Affairs (2001-2004) and as the Program Coordinator for the Center for Lifetime Theological Education and Doctor of Ministry Program (2004-2007). In 2012 Glover taught a three-credit intensive course on “Faith, Bylaws and the Theology of Organizations” as an Adjunct Instructor.

Glover received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Wheaton College. She is currently completing her M.P.A., Concentration in Nonprofit management, at George Mason University.

"I am delighted about this election by the Board of Ms. Katie Glover to the faculty," said the Very Rev. Ian S. Markham, dean and president of Virginia Theological Seminary. "Ms. Glover has a strong resume, rich experience, understands VTS from the inside, and is exceptionally productive.  I am looking forward to working with her in this new role."

As Vice President for Human Resources and Institutional Effectiveness, Glover will oversee human resources and educational assessment for the Seminary, liaison with the Board of Trustees, with a particular focus on Strategic Planning, and all departmental evaluations. This position will also include the role of Secretary of the Corporation for VTS.

Prior to her arrival at Virginia Seminary, Glover was the Special Events Coordinator at the Washington National Cathedral. She has also served as a Program Assistant at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and as a Business Manager at the American Cathedral in Paris. Glover has also been a professional cook and caterer as well as a teacher in El Salvador.

Glover has two grown children, Sarah and Simon Lasseron. Her father, Ray Glover, served at Virginia Seminary as Professor of Music and the Seminary Organist (1991-2000).

Founded in 1823, Virginia Theological Seminary is the largest of the 11 accredited seminaries of the Episcopal Church. The school prepares men and women for service in the Church worldwide, both as ordained and lay ministers, and offers a number of professional degree programs and diplomas. Currently, the Seminary represents more than 42 different dioceses and 5 different countries, for service in the Church.