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The Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe

The Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, dean of the Chapel and Religious Life at Emory University in Atlanta, has been elected to serve as chief executive of the United Methodist Board of Church and Society. As dean of the Chapel and Religious Life at Emory for the past 22 years, Henry-Crowe conducted a ministry to and with a diverse constituency of 12,000 students and 2,400 faculty members. Recipient of a Master of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology at Emory University, Henry-Crowe also holds a Doctor of Divinity from LaGrange College. She has served on the Board of Trustees for Claflin University, Columbia College and Santiago College. Henry-Crowe also serves as adjunct faculty at Candler School of Theology, where, in 1995 she was recognized “in appreciation for her years of service to the School of Theology and Emory University, for her leadership in the seminary, the university, and the Church.” In 2000, she was named Chaplain of the Year by the United Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry. She also has been recognized for her work in her commitment to social justice. In addition, Henry-Crowe was recently recognized as one of the 175 History Makers during Emory University’s 175th anniversary celebration.