William Finnin, Chaplain’s Office, presented a paper, “Reconsidering the Covenant: Kenneth Underwood’s Prophetic Inquiry as Integral to University Ministry,” at the biennial gathering of the United Methodist Campus Ministry Association July 25-28, 2007 at TCU. He has received the 2007 Donald Shockley Award for Intellectual Contributions to the Profession of Ministry in Higher Education, presented by the United Methodist Campus Ministry Association and the General Board of Higher Education of the United Methodist Church. Finnin also received the 2007 Bishop James Baker Graduate Fellowship for summer study focusing on the interfaith character of university chaplaincy.
SMU student athletes (left) collected almost $1,500 in donations during Monday’s football game for the survivors and families of those killed during a mass shooting at Virginia Tech last spring. Virginia Tech has received more than $7 million in contributions.