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Steve and Linda Swinney with Dr. Brad Crisp, the dean of the College of Business Administration, for the grand opening of the Swinney Financial Markets Lab on Feb. 24, 2023.

Swinney Financial Markets Lab at ACU provides new technology, work space for students

Abilene Christian University’s new Swinney Financial Markets Lab in the Mabee Business Building celebrated a grand opening Feb. 24 with tours and a reception.  The Swinney Financial Markets Lab gives students in the College of Business Administration access to real-world information and cutting-edge technology, including a Bloomberg terminal. The 40-seat lab provides a home for … Continued

ACU names Stephen Johnson chief executive officer at ACU Dallas

Dr. Stephen Johnson has been named chief executive officer of ACU Dallas, a branch campus of Abilene Christian University. Johnson has served the university for 22 years, most recently as vice president and chief administrative officer at the Dallas campus, where he led the expansion of the university by opening the branch campus and expanding … Continued

Luke James ('04) and Jose Moore ('98) were added as new members to ACU's Board of Trustees on Jan. 28.

ACU adds new trustees to governing board

Abilene Christian University added two new members to its Board of Trustees, effective Jan. 28.  Luke James is president of VitalCaring Group, a home health organization based in Dallas. He graduated from ACU in 2004 with a degree in financial management and filled various roles at Encompass Health from 2004-2021. In addition, James has been … Continued

ACU’s spring Summit to focus on the ‘Living Word’

Registration is under for the spring event of ACU’s 116th year of Summit, March 30-31, with the theme of “Living Word.” Summit’s two-day format is centered around intentional groups for those with similar interests or leadership roles, and for Spring 2023, those communities include family ministry, Hispanic ministry, preaching ministry and worship ministry. There will … Continued

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ACU establishes $10 million endowment for DEI

The Board of Trustees of Abilene Christian University voted unanimously to establish a $10 million endowment to fund the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The endowment is designed to support the ACU community through initiatives including student leadership scholarships, faculty recruiting and retention, and mentorship programs. “Our strategic plan challenges us to continue to … Continued

Dr. Shaun Casey ('79) will be speaking about his new book about religion and politics at 7 p.m. on Feb. 16 in the Packer Forum of the Brown Library.

Casey to share insight about religion, politics

Abilene Christian University will host Dr. Shaun Casey (‘79) for a discussion of his new book, Chasing the Devil at Foggy Bottom: The Future of Religion in American Diplomacy, at 7 p.m. on Feb. 16 in the Packer Forum of the Brown Library. The event is free and open to the public. Casey’s career has … Continued

Christianity Today editor to speak at ACU webinar

Abilene Christian University’s Baptist Studies Center and Siburt Institute for Church Ministry are jointly hosting a webinar on Feb. 13 featuring Dr. Russell Moore, the new editor in chief of Christianity Today and one of the leading public voices regarding culture and Christian ethics over the past few decades.  The event will take place through … Continued