Manila, Philippines: On February 9, 2016, the Board of Trustees of Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, announced that current APNTS President, Dr. Im, Seung An, had been elected as the 7th president of Korea Nazarene University, and would be assuming the new role effective February 16, 2016.
Effective February 17th, APNTS Board of Trustees Chairman, Rev. Atty. Kafoa Muaror, will assume the role of interim President of APNTS.
Rev. Muaror, with the approval of the Board of Trustees, has appointed Engineer Shionel Blas Gesite as Officer in Charge, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the school. These interim assignments will remain in place until such time as the Board of Trustees holds their next meeting in March of 2016, and the search for a new president is completed.
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Dr. Im has served KNU in several capacities in the past, including president (2005-2012), vice president, director of the University Development Office, dean of theological seminary, academic dean, director of the Planning Office, chaplain, professor, and lecturer.
The Asia-Pacific Region would like to extend our sincere appreciation to Dr. Im for his dedicated service to APNTS, and would invite you to pray that the Lord will guide and direct his endeavors as President of KNU.