Smallbones selected for endowed professorship
Wednesday, August 24, 2005
The endowed chair provides annual funds to support the recipient’s scholarly work. The funds can be used for summer research, the purchase of equipment or materials, travel to pursue research, or assistance to student researchers.
The endowed professor must be an active member in the Reformed Church in
A native South African, Smallbones joined the faculty in 1995. She earned a doctoral degree from the University of Durban-Westville in
Smallbones is the author of Keeping Company with Jesus: Reflections on Gospel Stories, published by
The endowed chair appointment is for a five-year period beginning with the 2005–06 school year. Dr. John Brogan held the chair last year, before leaving the faculty to become the college’s vice president for student development. Smallbones was the Marvin and Jerene DeWitt Endowed Religion Professor from 1999 to 2004. Dr. E.W. Kennedy held the appointment before that.