Sunday, October 14, 2018

Bishop Robert Skirving elected 25th Chancellor of the University

From Sewanee-

On Friday, October 12, the Board of Trustees elected the Rt. Rev. Robert Skirving (H’15) as the 25th Chancellor of the University.

Skirving serves as the Bishop of the Diocese of East Carolina, which covers the eastern third of North Carolina, where he has been bishop since 2014. Prior to that, he was the Rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Midland, Michigan. Ordained to the priesthood in 1986, he served a number of parishes in Ontario before being called to St. John’s in 2005. Skirving is also originally from Ontario, making him the first Canadian Chancellor of the University.

In the wider church, Skirving has been a Deputy to General Convention and a member of the House of Deputies Committee on the State of the Church. 

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