Dr. Elizabeth Rudenga Appointed Interim President

Dr. RudengaAs Trinity Christian College looks back with thankfulness on President Steve Timmermans’ 11 years of dedicated service to the College, it also looks ahead to the presidential transition.  

With the goal of maintaining the College’s energetic momentum in curricular and campus development, Trinity’s Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Liz Rudenga to the role of interim president, effective June 1, 2014. An interim provost will be named soon.

As the chief academic officer of Trinity since 2000 and dean of the faculty, Rudenga has been responsible for the scope and quality of instruction with a strong commitment to ensuring that Trinity provides the best academic environment for educating students, both in and out of the classroom. She has provided leadership in long-range planning and has chaired committees of Trinity’s Board of Trustees and faculty. In addition to her work in the academic division, Rudenga has also been responsible for the admissions, financial aid, marketing and communications, and athletics departments. She has also served as Trinity’s director of faculty development and chair of the education department.

As a member of the Administrative Council, Rudenga has worked with every department on campus.

Chair of Trinity’s Board of Trustees Martin Ozinga III said, “Dr. Rudenga’s extensive academic and administrative experience and broad involvement in institutional functions make her a unique and exceptional candidate for this position.”