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and University Chaplains


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NACUC Past Annual Conferences

 

Below is a list of the years, locations, coordinators, and themes of past NACUC Annual Conferences. Some information currently missing from our records is blank. If you have some of this information, please email Executive Committee Member Daniel Meyers.



Year

Location

Coordinator

Theme

1948

YDS, Yale University

Clarence Shedd

1949

University of Michigan

Bradford Abernethy

1950

Pennsylvania College for Women (Chatham College)

W. J. Faulkner

1951

Hampton Institute

Sidney Lovett

“Christianity and the University”

1952

Earlham College

E. Miller

1953

Princeton University

Samuel L. Gandy

1954

Howard University

Laverty

1955

Bernhard

1956

Rickard

1957

University of Michigan

George Bean

1958

Yale University

Robert Bonthius

1959

Chatham College

Darrah

1960

Amherst College

Beaven,

Samuel L. Grandy

“Conversations With…”

1961

Southern Methodist University

Lee,

Dr. J. Claude Evans

(Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations?)

1962

Dunlop

1963

Havice

1964

Paul Rahmeier

1965

Kalbfleisch

1966

Crawford

1967

David Maitland

1968

Scott

1969

Evans

1970

Bauman

1971

Bremer

1972

Stephens College

Byers

1973

Huston-Tillotson,

Unsworth, Hector Grant

“Race, Resistance, and Reconciliation”

1974

Michigan University?

Jim Leslie

“Re-Visioning a Multicultural World”

1975

Yale University

Haas,

Michael Wyschograd, Valerie Russell, Henri Nouwen, and William Sloan Coffin

“Strangers in an Alien Land”

1976

North Carolina State

Nesbaum

"To Know One Another, To Learn, To Share, To be the Ministers of the New Age"

1977

Berea College

Wettstein

“Doing Theology, Living the Questions”

1978

University of Southern California

Bob Young

”The Impact of the Media on Education”

1979

Hamline University

Lynn Fitch

”Voices in Our Midst”

1980

Colorado Women’s College

Bob Young

“A Piece of the Rock and Social Justice: Agendas for the 80’s in Campus Ministry”

1981

Boston University

Rabbi Yechiael Lander

“Higher Education and Ministry in the 80’s”

1982

4H Center in Washington DC

Donavan Hull

“Wellsprings of Renewal: Spiritual Depth and Prophetic Boundaries”

1983

Dominican Retreat House in Philadelphia, PA

David McDaniels

“Shalom (Peace and Turbulence) Within and Without”

1984

Briarwood Retreat Center, Ft. Worth, TX

Jim Davis

“The Future of Liberal Education: Faith, Learning, and Social Policy”

1985

Convent Station, NJ

Ted Linn

“The Arts as Prophetic Vision”

1986

Convent Station, NJ

Bob Dewey

“Campus Pluralism and Interfaith Integrity”

1987

Rollins College

Cliff Cain

“Jewish-Christian Reality in the University: Discerning the Way”

1988

Mercy Center, San Francisco, CA

Bobbi Patterson

“Truth-Telling in the University”

1989

Simpsonwood Conference Center, Atlanta, GA

Jewelnel Davis

“Breaking Free: Liberation and Ministry in Higher Education”

1990

Mercy Center, San Francisco, CA

Gary Miller

“Humor and Healing in a Reconciling Community”

1991

Retreat center near Baltimore, MD and Howard University

Ron Flowers

“From Hostility to Hospitality: Seeking the Common Good”

1992

Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville, TN

Stuart Lord

“Faces of Diversity”

1993

Albuquerque, NM at Madonna Center

Cynthia Jay Penleton,

Archie and Ramona Mason

“Native American Spirituality”

1994

Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, OH

John Colatch

“A Time for Understanding: Gay and Lesbian Concerns in Ministry”

1995

Mercy Center, San Francisco,

Jan Fuller-Carruthers

1996

Mexican American Cultural Center, San Antonia, TX

Marty Cash Burless

“Hope and Marginality”

1997

Simpsonwood Conference and Retreat Center, Atlanta, GA

Sharon Kugler

“A Worthy Risk: Nurturing the Multi-faith Community”

1998

50th Anniversary

Yale University

Cynthia Terry

joint conference with NCMA, CCMA, Lutheran Campus Ministry Associationundefined (not sure of the name)

“Holy Wilderness: Professional Religious Work on Campus”

1999

Albuquerque, NM at Madonna Center

Sharon Kugler

“The Beggar at the Gate: Wounds and Blessings in the Presence of God”

2000

Stony Point Conference Center (north of NYC),

Carol Ochs

Rabbi Josh Gutoff

NACUC was the host (co-host?)  for the First Global Conference for College Chaplains in Vancouver, BC

“Spiritual Guidance”

2001

Mercy Center, San Francisco, CA

“Engaging the Big Questions: College Chaplaincy in the New Millennium”

2002

Olive Branch, MS and Memphis, TN

“Redeeming the Dream: The Role of College Chaplaincy in Civil Rights & Race Relations”

2003

Dumas Bay Centre, Seattle, WA

Charlie Wallace

“Spiritual, But Not Religious: Problem and Promise for Campus and Culture”

2004

Sheraton Hotel, Atlanta, GA

“A Mosaic of Faith: Practices and Purposes of Campus Religious Life”

2005

San Antonio, TX

Wayne Clark

“The Spirituality of Identity: Gender and Sexuality”

2006

Northwestern University, Evanston IL

Erica Brown

“Seeking Religious Dialogue: Conversations, Collaborations, and Communities”

2007

Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Center,  Hampton, VA

Timothy Boddie

“Privilege, Prejudice & Power: Race, Class, and Religion on Campus”

2008

Doubletree Hotel at Lloyd Center, Portland, OR

Karen Wood

“Sustainable Chaplaincies: Earth Ethics and Campus Community”

2009

Embassy Suites Central Hotel, Austin, TX

Angela Kaufman

“Transformations: The Changing Nature of Students & Student Life in Higher Education”

2010

Durham, NC,

Paul Sorrentino

“Religious Pluralism: Engaging Other Religions While Valuing One’s Own”

2011

New Orleans, LA

Wayne Clark

“More than Service: Investigating the depths of multifaith community engagement”

2012

New Haven, CT, With June IACHE Conference at Yale

Serena Fujita

“Going Global”

2013

Decatur, GA

Lyn Pace

“Media and Religion”

2014

Puget Sound University, Tacoma, WA

Dave Wright

“The Future of Religion”

2015

Nashville, TN

Mark Forrester "Hidden Wholeness"

2016

Greenville, SC

Vaughn Crowe-Tipton

"Sexual Misconduct, Sex, and Sexuality"

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