[Episcopal Divinity School press release] The Very Rev. James Kowalski has announced that he is retiring from Episcopal Divinity School’s board of trustees, where he has served for five years and was elected chair three times. In a private message to fellow trustees, Kowalski expressed his hope and prayers for a bright future for the institution he called “transformational in my life.” Kowalski currently serves as dean of St. John the Divine Episcopal Cathedral in the Diocese of New York.
In assuming this role, Hall said, “I am deeply grateful for Jim Kowalski’s board leadership, and I look forward to working with trustees, faculty, students, alumni/ae, and staff as we chart the course for EDS in the coming decades. EDS has a unique role and mission in the church and the world. Together we can strengthen the school community, develop its resources, and ensure its sustainability in the years to come.”