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EFCA and Trinity strengthen partnership at national conference

Delegates to EFCA One, a biennial meeting of the Evangelical Free Church of America, unanimously approved changes to bylaws that define the movement’s partnership with Trinity International University. EFCA One convened at Austin Oaks Church in Austin, Texas June 20-22.  The changes clarify responsibilities of the EFCA Board of Directors [Read More]

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Trinity confers 500 degrees at 120th annual commencement ceremonies

Trinity International University marked its spring commencement for about 500 students -- one of its largest classes in recent years -- at ceremonies conducted this month in Illinois, Florida, and California. In Deerfield, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS), Trinity Graduate School, and Trinity College conferred about 400 degrees during ceremonies [Read More]

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Trinity President Dockery recuperating from cardiac procedure

Trinity International University President David S. Dockery is recuperating from a cardiac procedure performed in Chicago Wednesday that followed what doctors call a mild heart attack. Cardiac specialists at Northwestern Memorial Hospital placed four stents in coronary arteries after Dockery suffered chest pains and dizziness on Monday. Following the procedure, [Read More]

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Trinity regents pass new budget, discuss enhanced, clarified partnership with EFCA

Trinity International University regents unanimously approved a new budget and sought to enhance further the University’s partnership with the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA) during its winter meeting Feb. 23-24. The board approved a $50.1 million operating budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year. That total includes financial aid for [Read More]

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Former Trinity President Kenneth Meyer dies at age 83

Kenneth M. Meyer, the 11th president of what is now Trinity International University, died Oct. 11 in Plymouth, Minn. He was 83. A Chicago native, Meyer earned a Master of Divinity degree in 1956 from what was then known as Trinity Seminary and Bible College. The school later became Trinity [Read More]

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Trinity President and First Lady honored with new lecture series

Union University has announced it will launch a new lecture series in the spring that honors Trinity International University President David S. Dockery and First Lady Lanese Dockery. The Dockery Lectures on Baptist Thought and Heritage will be an annual event designed to examine the importance of the Baptist heritage, [Read More]