Professor on Global Mission with Cru

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Dr. George Davis vividly remembers watching Dr. Walter Bradley stay for an hour answering questions from students after a lecture on science and faith issues. It was early in his career as a young professor at Texas A&M University that Dr. Davis became friends with and was mentored by Dr. Bradley, one of the founding […]

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Gratitude Opens Doors

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“If I just had one student come by my office each year to say thank you, that would be enough,” a Penn State University professor shared. Then he added, “However, I never get that student.” Until recently, that is. The Penn State professor was fortunate enough to be one of 40 who were each personally […]

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Compassion, Not Coercion

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Professor Russ Carlson could not understand why so many messages awaited him when he returned to his hotel while at an academic conference in Texas. A voice message from a reporter with the Atlanta Journal Constitution alerted him that he was accused in a University of Georgia Faculty Senate meeting of coercing and intimidating students […]

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Words of Welcome

OSU New Faculty Welcome Gift

Each year (since 2001), Christian professors at Oklahoma State University personally deliver welcome gifts to their new faculty colleagues. In addition to a custom coffee mug full of coffee, tea, and chocolate, the gift includes a couple of books: the practical volume How to Make Tenure by retired professor Dr. Rae Mellichamp, and Mere Christianity, […]

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Exploding Myths

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Dr. Don Winget describes himself as a former “fire-breathing atheist.” The University of Texas astronomer once adorned the family van with a Darwin-inside-a-fish image that mocked Christians. “When I was an atheist I felt a very strong need to argue with people about God,” he told a group of 170 Cru students at the University […]

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From the Campus to the World

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It’s the weekly meeting of Cru at California Polytechnic State University and 800+ students quiet down as the emcee announces tonight’s special program–a faculty panel. Four professors take the stage, offering their best classroom smiles. During the next 30 minutes these professors share how Jesus has changed their lives. Faculty Commons staff David ZagRodny relays […]

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