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Presidential Search

Bethel College Board of Directors has launched a search for Bethel’s 15th president. Suggestions can be emailed to the search committee. Interested individuals are encouraged to view the campus profile.

Search Committee 

Chair and Board Member

  • Daniel Flickinger, ’78, Pacific Southwest Mennonite Conference appointment, McUSA

Board Members

  • Kate Brubacher, Kansas City, board appointment
  • Jim Ensz, ’72, Beatrice, Nebraska, Western District Conference appointment, McUSA
  • Roberta Franz Hodgson, ’73, Spokane Washington, Pacific Northwest Mennonite Conference appointment, McUSA
  • George Rogers III, ’69, Newton, Bethel Corporation appointment

Faculty Members

  • Dwight Krehbiel, ’69, professor of psychology
  • Doug Maury, ’01, associate professor of athletic training

Staff Member

  • Gregg Dick, ’87, controller and golf coach

Community Member

  • Heidi Regier Kreider, ’83, Western District Conference minister


  • Board chair through end of 2016, Heather Esau Zerger, ’96, Newton, Mennonite Education Agency appointment
  • Board chair beginning January 2017, Brett Birky, ’87, Denver, Alumni Association appointment


More information and resources about this search process will be added here as they become available.

About Bethel

As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.