Rev. Dr. Angela Zimmann to depart ULS for position as Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Wilson College

The Rev. Dr. Angela Zimmann, vice president for Institutional Advancement, has announced her departure from ULS in early March to become the vice president for Institutional Advancement at Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA.

Dr. Zimmann came to LTSG in 2014 as an advancement executive and adjunct professor of Homiletics and assumed the VP role in 2016 prior to the formation of ULS in 2017. From December 2019 to August 2020, at which time the Rev. Dr. R. Guy Erwin was appointed president, Dr. Zimmann served as interim president of ULS.

“Dr. Zimmann has been an invaluable asset to ULS,” said the Rev. Dr. R. Guy Erwin. “Her leadership experience as interim president was helpful to me when I transitioned into that position and her dedication to our mission and vision is widely recognized and respected. I know I speak for my colleagues and the many friends of ULS in saying she will be greatly missed and has been a faithful member of our community. Please join me in wishing Dr. Zimmann the very best in this exciting new venture.”

Dr. Zimmann previously served internationally as assistant to the Bishop in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jerusalem and the Holy Land and pastor at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Jerusalem, Palestine/Israel.

“United Lutheran Seminary is a wonderful community, working diligently to spread peace and justice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and beyond,” said Dr. Zimmann. “The best of urban and rural are joined in this multi-campus institution, and as an alum, I look forward to watching ULS continue to thrive and flourish in the years ahead. It has been my privilege to serve.”

Dr. Zimmann taught at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, with a course focus on Writing, Women’s Studies, and the Honors Program and at Southeast Michigan Synod, Heidelberg University and Lourdes College. She served as president of the Lucas County Education Service Center School Board; trustee for the Ohio School Boards Association; and, charter member of the United States Presidential Scholars Alumni Association in Washington, DC. She served on the boards of the Gettysburg Area Dollars for Scholars and ARC of Adams County, serving special needs citizens and has been recognized for her work and service and is the recipient of the Ohio School Board Association Master Board Lifetime Achievement Award; the Ohio School Board Association Humanitarian Award; and, The Charles Shanklin Outstanding Graduate Research Award in Arts & Sciences.

For additional information please contact Linda Fiore, Communications Director at ULS.

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