UPDATED ON: Saturday, December 15, 2012
Ambrose University College:
Gordon T. Smith, PhD,
From The Globe and Mail
Mr. Alex Baum, Chairman of the Board of Governors of Ambrose University College, is pleased to announce the installation of Gordon T. Smith, Ph.D. as President. Dr. Smith’s appointment was effective August 2012, with the formal installation occurring in November 2012.
Dr. Smith served most recently as President and CEO of reSource Leadership International, a non-profit mission agency that fosters excellence in theological and higher education in the developing world. He previously served as Academic Vice-President/Dean and Associate Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia.; Academic Vice-President/Dean and Professor of Theology at Canadian Bible College/Canadian Theological Seminary in Regina, Saskatchewan; and Academic Dean and Associate Professor of Theology at Alliance Biblical Seminary in Manila, Philippines.
Dr. Smith earned his Bachelor of Arts in History and Anthropology from the University of Regina; his Master of Divinity from Canadian Theological Seminary in Regina, Saskatchewan (now Ambrose University College in Calgary, Alberta); and his Doctor of Philosophy from the Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila University, Manila, Philippines.
Dr. Smith is an ordained minister with the Christian and Missionary Alliance, having served in churches in Peterborough, Ontario; Manila, Philippines; and Vancouver, British Columbia. He is also a distinguished author, and brings experience from a three-decade career in Christian higher education to his role as president of Ambrose University College.
Ambrose University College is a Christian university college located in Calgary, Alberta, accredited by the Campus Alberta Quality Council, the Association for Biblical Higher Education and the Association of Theological Schools. Ambrose is the official denominational school of The Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada and The Church of the Nazarene Canada. It serves over 700 students representing many denominations in arts and science, education, undergraduate ministry and seminary programs.