Trinity College, Faculty of Divinity, University of Toronto

David Neelands to End His Term as Dean of Divinity, Trinity College

Mayo Moran, Provost and Vice-Chancellor of Trinity College, announced that June 30, 2017, will mark the end of David Neelands' third term as Dean of the Faculty of Divinity, a position he has held since July 1, 2002. During that period, David contributed in many ways to strengthening the academic and spiritual wellbeing of the Trinity Faculty and community. Asd well, David was the fifth Director of the Toronto School of Theology from 1999 - 2002.

David is an Anglican priest, honorary canon of St James Cathedral, honorary assistant priest of St Anne's Anglican Church and was interim priest-in-charge of St Stephen’s parish. He is a Trinity graduate from the Faculty of Arts and Science. Even before he became Dean of Divinity, David held several important roles at Trinity College including serving as Registrar from 1973 to 1988 and as Dean of Men from 1975 to 1980. He also served as Assistant Vice-President of Student Affairs at the University of Toronto from 1988 to 1999.

The Orthodox School of Theology at Trinity College joins together with the entire Faculty of Divinity and the wider Toronto School of Theology community to thank David for his tremendous and invaluable contributions over the years, and we extend our very best wishes to him.

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