Published October 30, 2014
LOUISVILLE, KY (BP) — Trustees of Southern Seminary unanimously accepted the gift of a Christian university campus in Wisconsin as a new extension campus of the seminary and its undergraduate Boyce College during their Oct. 13-14 fall meeting in Louisville, Ky.
The gifting of Northland International University, an evangelical school in Dunbar, WI, to Southern Seminary has been approved by Northland’s trustees effective Aug. 1, 2015.
For Boyce College, it will provide its first campus outside of Louisville.
“The fact that there will be a Boyce College and Southern Seminary campus located in Wisconsin on a campus of this stature is an enormous step forward for Southern Baptists,” SBTS President R. Albert Mohler Jr. said. “I can only imagine what the founders of the Southern Baptist Convention would think to know that the reach of the SBC and its mother seminary is now of this magnitude in the upper Midwest.”
In addition to the academic expansion for Southern and Boyce, the Northland campus will provide a location for youth camps, church planting training, faculty retreats, and other events on its 660-acre campus about 90 minutes north of Green Bay, officials said.
Reprinted from Baptist Press (www.baptistpress.com), news service of the Southern Baptist Convention.
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