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    Date: 2001
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: This videotape about the Graduate Theological Union, premiered at the inauguration of James A. Donahue as President in February 2001, was produced by Kevin C. Koczela and Greg Tarin. It is a series of interviews of students and faculty explaining their understanding of and experience in the GTU. Those interviewed are James A. Donahue, President; Margaret Miles, Dean; Judith Berling, former Dean; John Dillenberger, former President; Cheryl Kirk-Duggan, faculty; Ruth Ohm, student; Kirk Wegter-McNelly, student; and Nancy Pineda-Madrid, student.
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    Date: 1987-05-06
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: The completed Graduate Theological Union library was officially opened on May 6, 1987, to great fanfare. Speakers include Martin Skewes-Cox, Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Dr. Roger Heyns, President of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; Dr. George McKeeman, Convener of the Council of Presidents at GTU; William R. Hewlett; John Baker-Batsil, Director of the Library; and Rev. Michael Blecker, OSB, President of the GTU.
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    Date: 1983
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Commissioned by the GTU Development Office as part of the Capital Campaign to raise funds for the completion of the GTU Library, the tape was produced, written and narrated by George Conklin and Linda McFadden. It includes interviews, information, history, and statistics about the GTU, the member schools, and the library.
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    Date: 1988-04-18
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Claude Raymond Welch (1922 - 2009) was Dean and President of Graduate Theological Union from 1971 to 1982 and as Dean from 1982 to 1987. He was a historical theologian specializing in Karl Barth and nineteenth-century theology. Welch received a BA in history from Upper Iowa University; a BD and MDiv, Yale Divinity School; and a PhD from Yale. Prior to coming to GTU, he taught and held administrative positions at Princeton, Yale and the University of Pennsylvania. He was elected President of the American Academy of Religion in 1970. His books include Protestant Christianity: Interpreted through its Development, coauthored with John Dillenberger(1988)and the two-volume Protestant Thought in the Nineteenth Century(1985). Among his accomplishments at GTU were planning for the GTU Common Library building and the completion of Phase I in 1981; expanding the academic ties between the GTU and the University of California; expanding the number of affiliated centers, institutes, and programs such as the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute, Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, Institute of Buddhist Studies, Pacific Asian-American Center for Theology and Strategies, and the Center for Ethics and Social Policy; and establishing the GTU Distinguished Faculty Lecture in 1976.
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    Date: 1988-03-07
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Charles S. McCoy (1923-2002)was professor at Pacific School of Religion. He did his undergraduate work atPresbyterian Junior College and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; earned a B.D. at Duke University and was ordained a United Methodist minister in 1945. After serving as a Naval chaplain, he served as a pastor in North Carolina, Connecticut and Florida. McCoy received his PhD from Yale. After teaching at the University of Florida, he mved west to teach at Pacific School of Religion, where he remained until 1992. He helped to found Center for Ethics and Social Policy.
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    Date: 1988-04-06
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Stuart Anderson (1912- 1995) was president of Pacific School of Religion from 1950 to 1971. He graduated from Albion College in Michigan, and then studied for the ministry at the University of Chicago Divinity School. After his ordination, he served as minister to Congregational churches in Glendale, Los Angeles and Long Beach. He held numerous leadership positions in theological organizations.
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    Date: 1982
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Map of GTU member schools from the pamphlet, The First Twenty Years: A History of the Graduate Theological Union, 1962-1982.
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    Date: 1993-08-6
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Dody H. Donnelly (June 29, 1920 - April 6, 2013 ) was a professor at several seminaries within Graduate Theological Union and Catholic leader in women's rights, organization and prison reform. In 1971 she became the first full time woman professor at Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley and Graduate Theological Union. She received an AB in English Literature, Dominican College of San Raphael (1950); MA and Ph.D. in the classics, Catholic University of America (1962); Fullbright Scholarship, American Academy, Rome, Italy (1962); and Th.D., Pacific School of Religion (1973). In 1968, she received considerable press as the first Catholic nun to live on campus at a Protestant seminary. Her books include Radical Love-An Approach to Sexual Spirituality (1986), Team: Theory and Practice of Team Ministry (1977), Sister Apostle (1964), St. Thomas More's Responsio ad Lutherum -Introduction and translation from the Latin (1962), and How (1960).
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    Date: 1993-07-10
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Jane Daggett Dillenberger (1913-2014) served as curator at Art Institute of Chicago, Fogg Museum, Newark Museum and Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco. A trained art historian and curator, she began teaching religious art at Drew University and then moved to the West Coast with John Dillenberger and taught at San Francisco Theological Seminary, Pacific School of Religion and other schools at GTU. Two of her best known books are Style and Content in Christian Art (1986) and The Religious Art of Andy Warhol (1998). She curated several national exhibits, including Perceptions of the Spirit and The Hand and the Spirit: Religious Art in America 1700-1900. She was mentor to many students and professors at GTU.
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    Date: 1993-07-23
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: John Dillenberger (1918-2008) was one of the founders of the Graduate Theological Union. Arriving in the area to teach at San Francisco Theological Seminary, he became assistant dean of the GTU in 1963 and served as dean from June 1, 1963 to July 1971. He held the additional title of GTU President from 1967 until he left these administrative posts in 1971. He served as acting president of GTU in 1999. He earned a BA from Elmhurst College, BDiv from Union Theological Seminary in New York City and a PhD from Columbia University (1948). His best known books included Protestant Christianity (1954) with Claude Welch , and A Theology of Artistic Sensibilities (1986).