Matthew Wesley Williams has been appointed by the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) to serve as Interim President of the Center, upon the retirement of current President, Dr. Edward L. Wheeler on July 31, 2019. This action will be ratified by the full Board of Trustees later this summer. Williams will begin his transition into the role on July 10, 2019.
The Interdenominational Theological Center’s President Rev. Dr. Edward L. Wheeler announced on April 26 that he is retiring from the role he’s held for the past four years. Wheeler made the announcement during a board of trustees’ executive meeting, on campus.Wheeler is the 10th person to serve in ITC’s top leadership role since its founding in 1958. Wheeler stated in his remarks to the board that he will be concluding his presidential position effective June 30, 2019, a position he has held since 2015.
The ITC board of trustees’ accepted the retirement letter with an expression of gratitude for Wheeler’s services.
“I have been blessed by my time at ITC,” Wheeler said. My prayer is that new leadership will help ITC realize its unlimited potential. ITC’s liberating Africentric focus is needed now more than ever.”
Under Wheeler’s leadership, the institution has achieved several goals which include:
ITC’s Board will spend the next two months identifying what the next President’s work will be. An interim will be appointed to assume the duties of the presidential office, and a search will be launched later this year.
ITC is honored to announce the partnership with the Tom Joyner Foundation for a nationwide fundraising campaign to raise money for scholarship support.
You can write a check payable to Tom Joyner Foundation and mail it to:
Irving TX 75063
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