Mr. Anthony Ruger

Vice Chair; Chair, Finance and Administration Committee

Anthony Ruger has been a researcher, administrator, and consultant in theological educa­tion for several decades. He served as principal researcher on studies of theological school revenue and national studies of educational indebtedness of theological students. He was a principal in development of a strategic financial information service to U.S. and Canadian theological schools. He has also served as a consultant to theological schools, denominations, and church institutions on financial strategy, institutional analysis, and policy. He served as vice president for business affairs of McCormick Theological Seminary and treasurer of the Association of Theological Schools, and for two decades as a Senior Research Fellow at Auburn Seminary’s Center for the Study of Theological Education. He has served as a deacon, elder, and trustee of Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago. He holds a degree in business from Carnegie Mellon University and a degree in divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York.