At the beginning of the last academic year our seminary hit a point of crisis. For a long time our enrollment has been low, finances have been sparce and our faculty has been small, but last year we lost two teachers and all of a sudden we had to start cutting corners. We realized we could no longer continue according to the status quo. At the beginning of this year, the founder of our seminary (The Slovak Evangelical Alliance) appointed a task force and gave us the job of putting together a strategy for the future of the seminary.
In this post I’ll describe the challenges we’ve been facing that have brought us to our current situation. In the following posts we’ll look at the special place our seminary has not just in Slovakia but in our region of Central Europe and then in a third post I’ll look at the strategy we have for moving towards sustainability.[Read more…]