Union Theological Seminary
|Union Theological Seminary|
|Dean||Dr. Serene Jones|
|Degrees||M.Div., M.A., S.T.M., Ph.D.|
Union has a distinguished history among graduate theological institutions. Its faculty has always ranked among the best in the world, and has included such luminaries as Walter Raushenbusch, Reinhold Niebuhr, Paul Tillich, Dietrich Bonehoeffer, James Cone and others. Its students come from around the country and the world. The seminary is known for its progressive understanding of religion in general, and Christianity in particular, and has long been at the forefront of the great social movements in this nation's history.
Union's campus is among the most beautiful in the country. The inner quadrangle is often used as a movie location, standing-in for other universities.
In 2003, Union agreed to lease three buildings to Columbia in order to stabilize shaky finances. These are 80 Claremont Ave, which houses the university's Religion Department and Science and Technology Ventures, Knox Hall, which will open for use by the Economics Department and Sociology Department departments in 2008-2009, and Dickinson Hall.
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