Dr. Earl Davey Named Vice President Academic at CMU
WINNIPEG, Man. — Dr. Earl Davey has been named Vice President Academic at
Canadian Mennonite University (CMU).
Davey, who presently is Provost and Vice President Academic at Tyndale
University College and Seminary in Toronto, will begin his new assignment in
“I am so pleased that Earl has accepted the offer to join us, and I look
forward with enthusiasm to working with him,” says CMU President Gerald
Gerbrandt. “He has established a reputation as a professor, choral conductor and
academic administrator, and is strongly committed to the church. He has the
experience and skills that CMU needs at this point in its history.”
At Tyndale, Davey was responsible for all academic programming and faculty at
the school. He also played a key role in preparing an academic plan and
developing new programs as Tyndale transitioned from a Bible college to a
Prior to working at Tyndale, Davey was Vice President Academic at Assiniboine
Community College in Brandon. Before that he was at Brandon University for 21
years, where he taught music, conducted the Brandon University Chorale, was
Chair of the Music Education Department and Chair of Graduate Studies in Music.
From 1995-98 he and his wife, Marion, served with Mennonite Central Committee in
Indonesia, where he was as a member of the faculty of theology at Duta Wacana
Christian University in Jakarta.
As Vice President Academic at CMU, Davey will be responsible for providing
leadership for academic projects and programs, academic policies and for
academic personnel for all of CMU’s programs and campuses.
“I’m really looking forward to coming back to Manitoba,” says Davey, who has
lived and worked in Toronto for four years. “The prospect of working at a
university that is motivated by Anabaptist values and beliefs is extremely
energizing and exciting.”
Davey is a member of the Richmond Park Mennonite Brethren Church in Brandon.
In Toronto, he and his family attend the Weston Park Baptist Church.
Posted September 26, 2007
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