Bethel College

Campus News

McLean Named Dean of Arts and Sciences

Bethel College announces the hiring of Janna R. McLean, Ph.D., as the dean of arts and sciences. McLean replaces Tom Visker, Ph.D., who began his tenure as athletic director for the college on July 1.

Bethel Alumna Praised in New York Times Review

Jennie Sophia – the stage name of Jennie (Yoder) Grunseth ’02 – was recently praised in a New York Times review of the Goodman Theatre’s revival of “Brigadoon.” Sophia stars as Fiona MacLaren, resident of a mysterious Scottish town that comes to life for only one day every 100 years.

Bethel Hosts Herald Vision Conference for Chin Refugees

Bethel College recently hosted nearly 550 Chin Burmese youth and young adults for the Herald Vision Conference of the Chin Baptist Church USA. This was the first conference of its kind to be held in the United States. Attendees were primarily refugees who came to America to escape religious persecution in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar (formerly Burma).

Bethel College Adult and Graduate Studies First in the Area to Partner with StraighterLine

Bethel College adult and graduate studies announces a partnership with StraighterLine, a leading provider of affordable, flexible and transferable online college courses. Bethel is the first local college to partner with StraighterLine, providing students with low-cost online courses that allow them to create a degree path customized to their needs.

Bethel College Named National Campus Champion for Operational Excellence

Bethel College has been named a national Campus Champion for operational excellence by SchoolDude, the market leader in education enterprise asset management. Campus Champions exemplify excellence in the stewardship of school resources. Individuals and institutions are selected annually to recognize top performers among their peers.

Alumnus Finds Success Playing Professional Basketball

After playing professional basketball in Sweden for five years, William Walker ('09) is making the move to Finland where he looks to find continued success on the court.

Linhart Contributes to Global Youth Ministry Resources

Terry Linhart, Ph.D., professor of youth ministry and chair of the department of religion and philosophy, continues to be sought out across the globe for his youth ministry expertise.

Bethel Participates in Indiana’s Private College Week

Bethel College will be one of 31 schools participating in this year’s Indiana Private College Week, which will take place July 21-25. Bethel will host tours Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Campus Recovers after Powerful Storm

A storm with high winds blew through Michiana in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday, July 1, causing a variety of destruction across Bethel’s campus.

Visker Begins Tenure as Athletic Director for Bethel College Pilots

Tom Visker, Ph.D., recently began his tenure as athletic director for the Bethel College Pilots, transitioning from his previous role as professor of kinesiology and dean of humanities and education.