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Five join Manchester University Board of Trustees


Five people have joined the Manchester University Board of Trustees:

Carter-Jeff-2020Jeffrey Carter, president of Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind. 

He is a graduate of Bridgewater College with a Master of Divinity degree from Bethany Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Princeton Theological Seminary.

He represents the Church of the Brethren on the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches.

He has been a legislative aide for Brethren Volunteer Service.

A trustee-at-large, he serves on the board’s Governance Committee and Educational Quality Committee.

Craig-Chris-2020Christopher Craig, a 1982 Manchester graduate, is director of finance at the Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP law firm in New York City. 

Craig graduated from Manchester in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

He is an active member of Central Presbyterian Church in Summit, N.J., where he has been a member of the board of trustees.

A trustee-at-large, he serves on the board’s Outreach Committee.

Green-Cheryl-2020Cheryl Green is also a 1982 Manchester graduate.
She is vice chancellor of student affairs at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

With 32 years of experience in higher education, she has served on more than 11 boards of directors for charitable organizations.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Manchester, followed by a master’s degree and doctorate in counseling psychology from Southern Illinois University.

A trustee-at-large, she serves on the board’s Institutional Vitality Committee.

Hochstedler-Kevin-2020Kevin Hochstedler graduated from Manchester in 1983. He is a financial consultant in Mishawaka, Ind.

He is a certified public account with experience in financial management and reporting, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, process improvement and risk management.

Hochstedler received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Manchester and went on to earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Indiana University South Bend.

He is a Manchester Alumni Board of Directors member and past president.

A trustee-at-large, he serves on the board’s Student Life Committee.

Qi-LilyLily Qi, a 1991 Manchester graduate, is a Maryland General Assembly State Delegate.

She was formerly chief administrative officer in Montgomery County, Maryland, overseeing economic and workforce development. She has worked in economic development in both Washington, D.C. and Montgomery County. She has been a student affairs professional at three higher education institutions.

A native of China, she graduated from Manchester with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies, followed by master’s degrees from Ohio University (interpersonal and organizational communication) and American University (MBA marketing and business management).

She has been a board member of Suburban Hospital of Johns Hopkins Medicine and Washington regional performing and visual arts organizations, chair of the Maryland Governor's Commission on Asian American Affairs, and board member of Leadership Montgomery and the Montgomery County Commission for Women.

A trustee-at-large, she is a member of the board’s Student Life Committee. This fall, she was awarded the Alumni Honor Award, the highest recognition the Manchester University Alumni Association can bestow upon an alumnus.

Trustees serve five-year terms.

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With campuses in North Manchester and Fort Wayne, Ind., Manchester University offers more than 70 areas of academic study to 1,400 students in undergraduate programs,a Master of Accountancy, a Master of Science in pharmacogenomics, a Master of Athletic Training a four-year professional Doctor of Pharmacy degree and a four-year dual degree in pharmacy and pharmacogenomics. Learn more about the private, northern Indiana school at www.manchester.edu

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February 2020