University's Reno-Tahoe teaching site welcomes John McKendricks as its
executive director. Mr. McKendricks has had significant administrative and
teaching experience in the secular, ministry, and academic fields.
accepting the position at Reno-Tahoe, Mr. McKendricks served as the Dean of
Students and assistant to the Executive Vice President at Kings College and
Seminary in Van Nuys, California.
have sensed a strong affinity to the mission and ethos of Multnomah with John
McKendricks," Academic Dean Wayne Strickland said. "He resonates with our
affection for Christ and the core values of Multnomah. He comes with
tremendous experience, tailor-made for Reno-Tahoe! We are excited to see
how God uses him in the lives of the students and staff at Reno-Tahoe."
had two reasons to come to Multnomah: one visionary, one personal," Mr.
McKendricks said. "First, I fell in love with Multnomah's idea of community.
This world is disconnected in general, especially evident in the growing impact
of cyber communities. There aren't many places in community, and I think
Christians especially should be. Multnomah makes community a priority, and that
attracted me. I also wanted to simplify my life and focus a single direction."
goal for Reno-Tahoe is to connect them with the Portland campus," Mr.
McKendricks said. "I want them to see their primary identity in Multnomah
University and to engender community in the teaching sites. I also want to put
Multnomah on the map in that area - Multnomah will be the only accredited
seminary in Nevada. There will be a lot of firsts for Reno-Tahoe, and I am
excited to be a part of that pioneering."
am looking forward to being a part of something big for God's kingdom," Mr.
McKendricks said. "There is a historic quality about Multnomah, and I want to
be a part of that story."
For more information about Multnomah's Reno-Tahoe site, call 800.275.4672 or
About Multnomah's Reno-Tahoe
Multnomah Reno-Tahoe is a fully accredited teaching site extended from
Multnomah University, a private, non-denominational, Christian institution of
higher education located in Portland, Oregon. Currently, the Reno-Tahoe campus
offers online and on-site Multnomah Biblical Seminary credits through its
Connect program as well as up to fifty percent of the courses required for a
full Multnomah University bachelor's degree.