Dr. Rodriguez taught church history at the seminary for 15 years before attaining emeritus status in 2003. He succeeds Dr. Luis Rivera, who is now serving a five-year term as Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
McCormick mourns the passing of Rev. Eunice Poethig who returned to God on May 25, 2018. She graduated in the class of 1975 and is survived by her husband, Rev. Richard “Dick” Poethig, a former faculty member.
Former President of McCormick Theological Seminary Cyrus McCormick Professor of Church and Ministry
Cynthia M. Campbell was the ninth president of McCormick Theological Seminary. A native of Pasadena, California, Cynthia was ordained by the Presbytery of San Gabriel on June 30, 1974 and began service in Dallas, Texas, as an associate pastor at Northminster United Presbyterian Church. While pursuing her doctoral studies, she served as interim pastor at St. Paul Presbyterian Church in Fort Worth, Texas, and Madison Square United Presbyterian Church in San Antonio, Texas.