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United Theological Seminary is a United Methodist seminary in Trotwood, Ohio, United States, in the Dayton metropolitan area. Founded in 1869 by Milton Wright, it was originally sponsored by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. In 1968, when the United Brethren merged with The Methodist Church, United Theological Seminary became one of the thirteen official seminaries of the new United Methodist Church.



United Theological Seminary is accredited by the Assocition of Theological Schools and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.[1]

Center for Evangelical United Brethren Heritage

A part of United's archives is its Center for Evangelical United Brethren Heritage, which manages archives related to the Evangelical United Brethren and other related denominations.[2]

Faculty and staff

Sarah D. Brooks Blair - Director of Library Services, Assistant Professor of Church History
Andrea J. Dickens, Assistant Professor of Church History
Thomas B. Dozeman - Professor of Old Testament
Wendy J. Deichmann Edwards - President and Associate Professor of History and Theology
Richard Eslinger - Academic Dean and Professor of Homiletics and Worship
Tim Forbess - Vice President for Development
Lisa M. Hess - Associate Professor of Practical Theology and Practical Ministries
Ivan Douglas Hicks - Associate Dean for African American Ministry Studies
Harold Hudson - Associate Dean for Doctoral Studies
Vivian L. Johnson - Associate Professor of Old Testament
Emma J. Justes - Distinguished Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling
Ron Kuker - Vice President for Finance
Kendall K. McCabe - Professor of Evangelization in the Heisel Chair
Andrew Sung Park- Professor of Theology
Jason E. Vickers - Associate Professor of Theology and Wesleyan Studies
David F. Watson - Assistant Professor of New Testament, Associate Dean for Program Development
David M. Whitford - Professor of the History of Christianity

Notable alumni/ae


  1. ^ Database of Institutions Accredited By Recognized U.S. Accrediting Organizations, Council for Higher Education Accreditation, 2009. Accessed 2009-05-24.
  2. ^ Center for the Evangelical United Brethren Heritage, United Theological Seminary, 2009. Accessed 2009-05-24.

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