Additional Highlights & Conclusion
–Niel B. Nielson, Ph.D.
Covenant once again was named among the top ten regional colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report and recognized as one of America's Best Colleges by Forbes.
As you probably know, in March of 2011 I submitted my resignation from the presidency, effective June 30, 2012, in order to pursue opportunities to support the expansion of Christian education around the world. It is surely a period of mixed emotions for Kathleen and me, recognizing the huge potential for advancing Christian education worldwide (including avenues of ongoing partnership with Covenant!) and at the same time realizing that these ten blessed years we have spent with the Covenant community are coming to a close. We can be utterly assured that God's hand is upon the ongoing presidential search and Covenant's next president.
As I trust you have seen, God's gracious blessing in 2010-2011 was abundant, and put us on a very good path for the year to follow. We take none of this for granted, recognizing that our prayer must always be for our Lord to supply our daily bread, even while planning as wisely as we can for the future. I am so very grateful for the opportunity to serve here at Covenant - to work alongside such godly and gifted people, to serve students and families and churches, and to join hands with those who provide so generously. Thank you for your ongoing partnership of prayer and provision as we pursue this generation-to-generation calling, for God's glory.
In the grace and service of Jesus Christ,