News Releases

Ashland University's Tom Seddon Announces Retirement

2/24/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Tom Seddon, vice president of development for Ashland University, has announced his retirement from Ashland University effective Feb. 23.

"Tom and Jackie have been a key part of our University family and they will be missed. Tom has provided strong leadership for our development efforts over these last 3½ years," stated Ashland University President Fred Finks.

Ashland Theological Seminary Faculty Members Receive Promotions, Tenure

2/16/11 ASHLAND, OH -- A number of Ashland Theological Seminary faculty members have received promotions and/or tenure following the action of the Ashland University Board of Trustees. The promotions are to take effect on July 1, the beginning of the institution's 2011-2012 academic year.

Dr. William Payne will be promoted to professor of Evangelism/World Missions, while Dr. Claudia Sadler-Gerhardt will be promoted to associate professor of counseling, and Dr. Terence Mournet will be promoted to associate professor of New Testament & Greek.

Ashland University Theatre Professor Appears in Actors' Summit Comedy

2/16/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ric Goodwin, professor of theatre at Ashland University, is spending his faculty study leave performing in two productions for the Actors' Summit Theater, Akron's professional theatre company.

Goodwin is one of the main actors in the comedy "Becky's New Car," which runs now through the end of February with performances held Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. on the intimate 150-seat theater located on the 6th floor of Greystone Hall in downtown Akron.