Last November, faculty and students at William Jewell College and Second Baptist Church in Liberty, Mo., made a commitment to “Get Stronger” by strengthening their global presence. Through this collaborative effort, they realized a need in Thailand and Myanmar to aid immigrants and refugees in southeast Asia. In January, five members of Second Baptist and two William Jewell students traveled to Thailand to take the next step.
The William Jewell College Board of Trustees has named Elizabeth MacLeod Walls as the 15th president of the college. She will succeed David Sallee, who will retire July 31 after serving as president since 2000. Her appointment is effective July 1.