The faculty voted unanimously to make him dean.
Franklin, who died at 76, embodied “the connection between the African-American spiritual, the blues, R & B, rock and roll.”
“Making meaning out of suffering and loss,” Silver wrote, is “one of poetry’s most fundamental aims.”
Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church said Epiphanius was "a true monk whose life was steeped in meekness and humbleness."
Crawford came to the seminary from a career in law and business.
Teaching was her ministry.
During Heath’s tenure the school faced conflict with some students and faculty related to racial diversity and sexuality.
Her last Sunday with the church she founded was earlier this summer.
The Vatican investigated his pastoral and administrative practices in the 1980s.