Paige Comstock Cunningham Is the New Leader of Taylor University in Upland, Indiana

Paige Comstock Cunningham was named interim president of Taylor University in Upland, Indiana. Dr. Cunningham has been a member of the board of trustees at the university for 17 years. She stepped down as chair of the board in order to become interim president.

The university enrolls just over 2,150 undergraduate students and under 30 graduate students, according to the latest statistics provided to the U.S. Department of Education. Women make up 55 percent of the undergraduate student body.

“I have a deep love and respect for Taylor University and am humbled by the honor of being selected by my peers to lead this great institution and academic community,” Dr. Cunningham said.

Dr. Cunningham is currently the executive director of The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. She also serves as an affiliate professor at Trinity Law School and Trinity Graduate School.

Dr. Cunningham is a summa cum laude graduate of Taylor University. She earned a juris doctorate from Northwestern University Law School. Dr. Cunningham also holds a master’s degree in bioethics from Trinity International University and a Ph.D. in educational studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

Dr. Cunningham is expected to serve as president at least through the coming academic year. She has indicated she does not wish to be a candidate for the permanent position.

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