Current News

ESR Announces Quaker Professional Scholarship

Post date: Mon, 2018-08-13 08:47

Earlham School of Religion seeks to partner with Quaker organizations to support the good work taking place in a wide variety of important service contexts by offering the Quaker Professional Scholarship.

ESR Now Offering Reduced Course Audit Fees

Post date: Fri, 2018-08-03 16:51

Earlham School of Religion is excited to announce new lower course audit fees! As accepted Occasional Students, anyone can audit courses for general enrichment with faculty approval on a non-credit basis at the now reduced rate of $350 per course. In addition, those who hold an M.A. or M.Div. degree from ESR will be able to audit classes for an even further reduced rate of $100 per course. 

ESR Welcomes Marty Smith as Fall 2018 Friend in Residence

Post date: Mon, 2018-07-30 10:40


ESR will welcome Marty Smith as our Fall 2018 Friend in Residence the week of September 24th. During her time with us, she will gather with students, faculty and staff for a variety of activities including Common Meal and worship, offer one-on-one sessions with students, and share her gifts of religious education. We will share more details of her schedule once it comes together. 

ESR Announces Interim Director of Recruitment and Admissions

Post date: Fri, 2018-07-27 15:32

ESR is pleased to announce our Interim Director of Recruitment and Admissions, Julie Dishman.

Julie currently serves as the Receptionist and Secretary to Admissions and Faculty, which she began in July 2014. She will serve in this interim role during the 2018-19 academic year.

ESR Announces Acting Dean

Post date: Fri, 2018-07-27 15:28

Earlham College President Alan Price has announced that Matt Hisrich, currently Director of Recruitment and Admissions at ESR, has agreed to serve as Acting Dean during the 2018-19 academic year.

ESR Welcomes Director of Business and Student Services

Post date: Fri, 2018-07-27 15:24

ESR is pleased to announce our new Director of Business and Student Services, Jonelle Ellis.

ESR Receives Technology Grant

Post date: Fri, 2018-07-27 15:02

Earlham School of Religion is pleased to share that a grant in the amount of $10,000 has been awarded to the school from The InTrust Center for Theological Schools to invest in technology upgrades to the campus, specifically Quigg Worship Room.

ESR Celebrates the Class of 2018

Post date: Mon, 2018-05-14 14:18

Earlham School of Religion celebrated a new class of inspiring and dedicated ministers entering the world with the graduation of the class of 2018. 

The celebration began on Friday, May 4th with our Baccalaureate dinner, where our graduates in attendance were supported by a room full of family, friends, and members of the ESR community. 

ESR Announces Dean Transition

Post date: Thu, 2018-04-26 15:48

Jay Marshall, dean of Earlham School of Religion and vice president of Earlham, will retire from his position as of June 30, 2018.

Jay has dedicated his professional energies to ESR for 20 years. Under his leadership, ESR created a vibrant distance learning program that now attracts students from across the country and several other countries. He has helped to strengthen the school's international connections, particularly in Africa and Latin America.

ESR Announces 2018-19 Scholarship Recipients

Post date: Wed, 2018-04-18 11:51

ESR is pleased to announce the recipients of the Thomas J. Mullen Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year.