The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary is directed by the Board of Trustees of the University of Dubuque. The President, Jeffrey Bullock, and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Mark Ward, lead the seminary in the fulfillment of its mission under the authority and direction of the Board, in conjunction with the Dean of the Seminary, Annette Huizenga.
Jeffrey Bullock assumed the office of University of Dubuque President in 1998, after having served as vice president of the University and dean of the seminary from 1996 to 1998. A message from President Bullock:
UDTS is one of the very few seminaries in America that is embedded in a vibrant and growing University setting. This larger University setting enables us to experience the world, in all of its complexities; from interacting with undergraduates over a coffee at Sylvia's Common Ground to cheering at a football game to leading worship at the undergraduate chapel, opportunities abound for seminarians who want to be immersed in the larger culture - our mission field. Read more...
Where is God at work? How can we participate?
These two questions inspire the mission of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS).
In 1852, God was at work in Dubuque, Iowa, on the "Western frontier" of the United States, when a pastor began training ministers for congregations of German immigrants. Read more...