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Rosemary Bray McNatt

A Progress Report — Message from President Rosemary Bray McNatt

Dear Ones– I am writing with news from the Chair of our Board of Trustees, Helio Fred Garcia, concerning last spring’s ethical breach. You may recall that the board voted to convene an ad hoc committee to conduct an inquiry into the events surrounding the presidential search, events that included an anonymous and unauthorized release… Read More


SKSM Consultation on Queering the Study of Islam

as-salaam aleikum! In 2013, a small group of us gathered by phone, SKYPE, and in  person to start planning a consultation by and for transgender Muslims. At that time, we decided that it would be important to eventually have a queering the study of Islam consultation. On 27/28 February 2014, the Starr King School for… Read More


Dr. Ibrahim A. Farajajé to give talks on Queer Muslims, Sufi Path; 9/13, 9/14.

We warmly invite you to join in two lectures given by our esteemed Provost, Professor Dr. Ibrahim Farajaje, happening this weekend.  The following are the details:  Saturday, September 13 : Museum of African Diaspora Dr. Farajajé will be the featured speaker for the Museum of African Diaspora lecture series, “Scholarly Voices:  Across the African Diaspora.” … Read More

Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt

Difficult News — Message from SKSM President Rosemary Bray McNatt

Dear Ones— I write today with difficult news in the life of the school, and in the wake of the events of last spring surrounding the presidential search.  In writing to our community on May 19th, our board chair, Fred Garcia, committed to an inquiry into the causes of the breach of confidential information that… Read More

Rosemary Bray McNatt

Welcoming News — Message from SKSM President Rosemary Bray McNatt

Dear Ones– I am writing with welcome news about changes in our faculty and staff!  We’re happy to announce that the Rev. Dr. Lindi Ramsden has accepted a part-time position here as Acting Dean of Students and Community Life for the 2014-2015 academic year. Rev. Dr. Ramsden is a distinguished SKSM alumna, and has long… Read More