August 12, 2015
Twenty students have been selected to receive a 2015 Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) Fellowship for Doctoral Students. FTE supports rising theological educators from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who are committed to teaching in religion, theology or biblical studies in North American theological schools and universities. In North American theological schools, less than 20 percent of faculties are people of color.
August 04, 2015
Today the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE), in partnership with Chalice Press, releases Ferguson & Faith: Sparking Leadership & Awakening Community by Dr. Leah Gunning Francis. As one of the Englewood Review’s top 25 books to watch out for in the second half of 2015, Ferguson & Faith releases days before the August 9 anniversary of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.
January 27, 2015
The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) has become an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). NCFDD provides professional development, mentoring and networking to help graduate students, postdoctoral students and faculty thrive in their scholarship and teaching.
January 23, 2015
Chalice Press and the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) announce the publication of the first book in their partnership, focused on the faith-rooted justice work in Ferguson, Missouri, following the tragic shooting death of Michael Brown. The book is scheduled to be released in July 2015, in time for the one-year anniversary of the event that sparked the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
January 12, 2015
The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) has announced the election of the Rev. Dr. Lee Hinson-Hasty to Board chair and the appointment of three new trustees.
September 22, 2014
FTE is excited to announce its new partnership with Chalice Press.
August 12, 2014
FTE announces its class of 2014 Doctoral Fellows.
July 16, 2014
In honor of its 60th anniversary, FTE has published a complete listing of its Fellows and Alumni. Scroll through the pages to find your name or to see the vast list of individuals who make up the FTE network. This information has been developed from FTE’s database. If there is an omission or error in the data, please click here and help us to update our records.
April 01, 2014
Matthew Wesley Williams has been named Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE). He will serve as a member of FTE’s senior leadership team and is responsible for managing and overseeing the organization’s strategic initiatives that advance its vision and mission.
February 20, 2014
Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) has announced the appointment of a new trustee. Elected by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS), Rev. Dr. Gregory Ellison joined the FTE Board of Trustees effective January of this year.
January 06, 2014
Today The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) announced that it has changed its name to Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE). The name change retains the acronym “FTE,” builds on the organization’s legacy and reflects the evolution of its work. In addition to its name change, FTE also launched a new website at fteleaders.org.
May 16, 2013
FTE announces its class of 2013 VEV Fellows.
January 07, 2013
The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) has announced the election of the Rev. Dr. Wendy Fletcher to Board chair and the appointment of two new trustees. Elected by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS), Mr. Mark Constantine and Mr. Franks Sims joined the FTE Board of Trustees effective January 1, 2013.
July 18, 2012
The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) has awarded $88,000 in grants to four church-related organizations supporting the vocational discernment of young adults in their communities and networks.
May 10, 2012
Congratulations to the Class of 2012 FTE Fellows! View the complete list of exciting and innovative doctoral, seminary and undergraduate students from across North America.
March 27, 2012
The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) has awarded more than $62,500 in grants to congregations hosting young adults as pastoral interns in 2012 and 2013.
January 10, 2012
Five accomplished leaders in theological education, ministry and scholarship have joined The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) Board of Trustees, expanding the board to 14 members.
July 08, 2011
The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) has awarded $60,000 in new grants to support six congregations and church-related organizations in their creation of innovative ways to cultivate future leaders and the communities that support them.
June 27, 2011
The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) Board of Trustees has named the Rev. Stephen Lewis as the organization’s next president, effective October 1, 2011.
An accomplished FTE senior officer and manager, Lewis has eight years of program experience at the Fund, guiding teams that advance its mission to identify, support and develop gifted and diverse young leaders for the church and society…
June 02, 2011
Complete list of 2011 FTE Fellows.
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