Posted on Jul 07, 2011 | Comments 0
Charisse Gillett was named the 17th president of Lexington Theological Seminary in Lexington, Kentucky. When she takes office on September 1, she will become the first woman and the first African American to lead the seminary. The seminary, founded in 1865, is affiliated with the Disciples of Christ.
Since February 2010, Dr. Gillett has been serving as vice president of administration and special projects at the seminary. She holds an educational doctorate from Northern Illinois University. Previously, she has served as an administrator at Translyvania University, Midway College, Robert Morris College, and the University of Northern Iowa.