Shirley Mullen

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Shirley A. Mullen
5th President of Houghton College
Assumed office
June 1, 2006
Preceded by Daniel R. Chamberlain
Personal details
Born 1954
Nova Scotia,Canada
Spouse(s) Dr. Paul R. Mills[1]
Alma mater Houghton College[2]
University of Toronto[3]
University of Minnesota[4]
University of Wales[5]
Profession Professor
Website http://www.houghton.edu/125/presidents.htm

Shirley A. Mullen is the current president of Houghton College and the first female president of the college.[6] Prior to becoming President at the Houghton College she was provost at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California.

During her time as president she elected to sell Houghton College's satellite campus located in West Seneca, New York; this move was to shift more focus to the Buffalo area.[7]

Education[edit]

Experience[edit]

Publications[edit]

  • Dissertation, Organized freethought: the religion of unbelief in Victorian England
  • Between "Romance" and "True History": Historical Narrative and Truth Telling in a Postmodern Age[12]
  • Faith, Learning, and the Teaching of History[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wedding Celebration". June 6, 2010. Retrieved 22 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Rey, Jay (May 3, 2006). "Alumna being considered to head Houghton College". Buffalo News. 
  3. ^ Rey, Jay (May 3, 2006). "Alumna being considered to head Houghton College". Buffalo News. 
  4. ^ Rey, Jay (May 3, 2006). "Alumna being considered to head Houghton College". Buffalo News. 
  5. ^ Rey, Jay (May 3, 2006). "Alumna being considered to head Houghton College". Buffalo News. 
  6. ^ Rey, Jay (May 20, 2006). "Houghton College names alumna as president; 1st woman to hold post". Buffalo News. Retrieved 21 December 2010. 
  7. ^ Epstein, Jonathan D. (June 11, 2009). "Houghton College to sell campus". Buffalo News. Retrieved 21 December 2010. 
  8. ^ McNeil, Harold (October 6, 2007). "First woman president installed". Buffalo News. 
  9. ^ McNeil, Harold (October 6, 2007). "First woman president installed". Buffalo News. 
  10. ^ McNeil, Harold (October 6, 2007). "First woman president installed". Buffalo News. 
  11. ^ McNeil, Harold (October 6, 2007). "First woman president installed". Buffalo News. 
  12. ^ Wells, Ronald (1998). History and the Christian historian. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans. p. 248. ISBN 0-8028-4536-3. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  13. ^ Migliazzo, Aarlin C. (2002). Teaching as an act of faith: theory and practice in church-related higher education. New York: Fordham University Press. p. 377. ISBN 0-8232-2220-9. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Daniel R. Chamberlain
President of Houghton College
2006 – Present
Succeeded by
N/A (Incumbent)