Trinity International University

Trinity International University
Trinity International University
Trinity International University seal.jpg
Motto Forming students to transform the world through Christ
Established 1897
Type Private (includes Seminary and Law School)
Religious affiliation Evangelical Free Church of America
President Dr. Craig Williford
Students 3,000 (approx) (2010) [1]
Location Deerfield, Illinois[2], USA
Colors Blue and white
Athletics NAIA (CCAC)
Nickname Trojans
Website www.tiu.edu

Trinity International University (TIU) is an evangelical Christian institution of higher education headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.[2] It comprises an undergraduate college, a graduate school, a theological seminary (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School), and a law school--together with nearly 3,000 students.[1] Trinity Law School is located in Santa Ana, California; the university also maintains a campus in Florida and Chicago. TIU is operated by the Evangelical Free Church of America.

Contents

Accreditation and memberships

Trinity International University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the Illinois State Board of Education, the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), and the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS). TIU is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), the Christian College Consortium, the Christian Adult Higher Education Association, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and the Illinois State Scholarship Commission, among others.

History

Tracing its roots to 1897, TIU formed in the late 1940s as the result of a merger of three schools:

  • A school run by the Swedish Evangelical Free Church, founded in 1897 in Chicago, Illinois, initially as a 10-week Bible course and then growing into the Swedish Bible Institute of Chicago and finally becoming the Swedish Department of Moody Bible Institute and Seminary
  • A three-year Bible school, the Norwegian-Danish Bible Institute and Academy, founded in 1910 by the Norwegian-Danish Free Church, established in Rushford, Minnesota and later moving to Minneapolis and becoming Trinity Seminary and Bible College
  • The Evangelical Free Church Bible Institute and Seminary, established in Chicago in 1925.

By 1949, the Minneapolis-based school moved to Chicago and the unified schools became known as Trinity Seminary and Bible College. In 1961 the school moved to a new campus in Bannockburn, Illinois and a year later was renamed Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) and Trinity College. The school grew from an enrollment of 51 in 1961 to 1,400 in 1990. In 1995, TEDS became part of Trinity International University, along with Trinity College in Deerfield, Illinois, and Trinity College in Miami, (formerly Miami Christian College which was obtained through a merger of the two institutions). In 1997 Trinity Law School, located in Santa Ana, California, was incorporated into Trinity International University and the Trinity Graduate School was founded.

Athletics

Trinity International University has ten sports teams: baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, football, softball, men's and women's soccer and women's volleyball. The football program competes in the Mideast League of the Mid-States Football Association.

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ a b http://www.tiu.edu/tiu/about/
  2. ^ a b "Deerfield Campus". TIU Website. Trinity International University. http://www.tiu.edu/tiu/about/deerfield/. Retrieved 2008-05-16. 

External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Trinity Western University — Infobox University name = Trinity Western University native name = latin name = motto = Turris Fortis Deus Noster (A Mighty Fortress Is Our God) established = 1962 Trinity Junior College (1962 1972), Trinity Western College (1972 1985), Trinity… …   Wikipedia

  • Trinity Southwest University — Infobox University name = Trinity Southwest University native name = image size = caption = latin name = motto = established = 1990 closed = type = affiliation = The Association of Christian Schools International endowment = rector = officer in… …   Wikipedia

  • Trinity Washington University — Infobox University name =Trinity University Washington, DC native name = latin name = motto = established =1897 type =Private endowment = staff = faculty = president =Dr. Patricia McGuire principal = rector = chancellor = vice chancellor = dean …   Wikipedia

  • Trinity College (University of Melbourne) — Oxbridge College Infobox name = Trinity College university = Melbourne shield = colours = full name = Trinity College within the University of Melbourne motto Latin = Pro Ecclesia, Pro Patria motto English = For the church, for the fatherland… …   Wikipedia

  • Bronte International University — (formerly known as Trinity College and Universitycite news | url=http://www.osac.state.or.us/oda/unaccredited.aspx | title=Unaccredited colleges | publisher=Oregon State Office of Degree Authorization | date= 2007 | first= | last= | accessdate =… …   Wikipedia

  • Columbia International University — Columbia Bible College redirects here. For the Mennonite college, see Columbia Bible College (Abbotsford, British Columbia). Columbia International University Motto To know Him and to make Him known. Established 1 …   Wikipedia

  • Trinity Law School — (TLS), or the Law School, Trinity International University is a private, nonprofit law school in Santa Ana, California, United States. Background and origins The Trinity Law School as it is now known was founded in 1980 as Simon Greenleaf School… …   Wikipedia

  • Trinity University — may refer to:* Trinity University (Texas), San Antonio, Texas, US * Trinity University of Asia, formerly known as Trinity College of Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines * Trinity International University, Deerfield, Illinois, US * Trinity… …   Wikipedia

  • University of Illinois at Chicago — Motto Teach, research, serve, care. Established 1858 Chicago College of Pharmacy 1965 University of Illinois at Chicago Circle Type …   Wikipedia

  • American International University-Bangladesh — Infobox University name = American International University Bangladesh caption = AIUB Logo motto = Where leaders are created established = 1994 type = Private, Coeducational staff = faculty = 180+ (full time faculty). Numbers as of Spring, 2007… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”