Tag: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
A report found that the seminary's founders owned slaves in the 19th century and later, seminary faculty defended racial segregation in the Jim Crow era.
Dr. Walker was senior professor of Black church studies at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He was the first tenured African American faculty member in the 150-year history of the seminary. He was also the first African American full professor.
The African Americans appointed to new posts are Robert Mock, Kylon T. Alford-Windfield, Sherree Wilson, and Garnetta Smith.
Dan Hall, vice president and director of the Office of Community Engagement at the University of Louisville, is retiring after 32 years on the university's staff. He was the first African American to earn the title of vice president at the university.