Theories of Change (Webishop Summary)

Theories of Change (Webishop Summary)

How does change happen? Through key people, mass mobilization, systemic change, or attitude change? What lessons have we learned about change making in the past 20 years? This session dived deeper into our own beliefs about change and analyzed how best we were currently positioned to make change happen.   Click here to watch the webinar video. This webinar is …

The Moral Imagination – the Art and Soul of Peace Building (Webishop Summary)

How do peace educators work for peace and sustain their passion, energy and inspiration? This session included some time for personal reflection and heart sharing.   Click here to watch the webinar video. This webinar is part of the “Nurturing Ourselves as Peace Builders” series.            

Conflict Transformation (Webishop Summary)

Utilizing the work of John Paul Lederach, we explored the different elements of a conflict which must be addressed to build real and lasting peace – past, present and future.   Click here to watch the webinar video. This webinar is part of the “Nurturing Ourselves as Peace Builders” series.          

Building Trust and Understanding Conflict in the Midst of Violence (Webishop Summary)

Using the Johari window tool to strengthen our online community, we reflected on how we build trust during time of fear; explored the type of violence in play; and identified where peace educators can focus their energy in building peace.   Click here to watch the webinar video. This webinar is part of the “Nurturing Ourselves as Peace Builders” series. …

Freeman Foundation Renews Support of Emerging Leaders in Higher Education through United Board Fellows Program

The United Board is pleased to announce that the Freeman Foundation has renewed its support for the United Board Fellows Program, an important leadership development program for mid-career faculty and administrators. “As the United Board celebrates its Centennial, I would like to recognize the enduring friendship of the Freeman family and the Freeman Foundation,” said Nancy E. Chapman, United Board …

Robin Yuan chronicles family history in Red Bishop

Dr. Robin T.W. Yuan began to take an interest in his family’s history during his college years. “China was very much in people’s minds at the time, so I was thinking about my parents,” recalled Dr. Yuan. “I was aware that my mother’s father was a bishop and I wondered what it was like to live in a communist country, …

The Yuans’ Laughs and Legacy Live On The United Board pays tribute to Dr. Robert Yuan and Dr. Grace Yuan

The late Drs. Robert and Grace Yuan cared deeply about the gift of education and giving back to Asian higher education, supporting the United Board and acting as integral members of their alumni communities for many decades. Their support of education was the product of parallel upbringings in China, where both were born to Christian families with ancestors high up …

Meet the 2022-2023 United Board Fellows

We are pleased to announce that 30 educators from nine Asian countries and regions have been selected as 2022–2023 United Board Fellows! This year also marks the 20th anniversary of the United Board Fellows Program—our signature leadership development program—a doubly joyous and meaningful event in the United Board’s Centennial Year as we celebrate a century of services to Christian higher …

Report Cards in the Warmest Month: The United Board saw young academics lose no summer in upgrading themselves

As part of its continuous efforts to develop young faculty in higher education in Asia, the United Board has sponsored the Faculty Development Programme for Young Faculty for Colleges and Universities hosted at St. Christopher’s College of Education in Chennai, India.  More than 70 young faculty in various disciplines from different parts of India braved the sweltering weather and attended …