Patrick Ferry

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Patrick Ferry is the president of Concordia University Wisconsin in Mequon, Wisconsin, where he has served since August 1997. The higher education institution is affiliated with the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.

Background[edit]

Ferry began his career at Concordia University Wisconsin as a professor of history in 1991. Prior to that time, he served as an educator for the University of Wyoming (1990-1991), the campus pastor for the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming (1989-1991), and the assistant pastor at Wheat Ridge Lutheran Church in Wheat Ridge, Colorado (1987-1989).[1]

Education[edit]

Ferry earned his bachelor's degree from St. John's College in Winfield, Kansas in 1981. He completed his M.Div. from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1987. He also earned a Ph.D. in European history from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1996.[2]

Ferry is the board chairman for the Lutheran Educational Conference of North America (LECNA) and a member of the board of the Wisconsin Foundation of Independent Colleges (WFIC). Ferry also serves as a vice president of the Concordia University System of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS).[3]

Religious affiliation[edit]

Ferry is a member of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and is a member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is an ordained pastor of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography for President Dr Patrick Ferry". Concordia University Wisconsin. Retrieved 2009-09-28. 
  2. ^ "Biography for President Dr Patrick Ferry". Concordia University Wisconsin. Retrieved 2009-09-28. 
  3. ^ "Biography for President Dr Patrick Ferry". Concordia University Wisconsin. Retrieved 2009-09-28. 
  4. ^ "Biography for President Dr Patrick Ferry". Concordia University Wisconsin. Retrieved 2009-09-28.