Dordt College News

Union University president to offer Dordt College Convocation Jan. 14

January 5, 2011

To begin the spring semester at Dordt College, Dr. David S. Dockery will lead Convocation on Jan. 14 at 11 a.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium. He will speak on the topic of “Global Awareness and Engagement: New Opportunities for Christian Higher Education.”

Dr. Dockery is the president of Union University in Jackson, Tenn. He is the author and editor of more than 30 books, including Renewing Minds, Biblical Interpretation Then and Now, and the Holman Bible Handbook. In addition, he has contributed to over 40 other volumes and is the author of numerous articles, chapters, and book reviews.

Dockery has served on several civic groups and foundations, including the Board of Directors for the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, Global Education, Board of Reference of Prison Fellowship, and the board of Christianity Today, where he also continues to serve as consulting editor. He was named Jackson’s Man of the Year in 2008.

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