Message from the President

Greetings from Tabor College!

Each new year I enjoy spending time in reflection. I look at what God has done over the last year and listen for his direction on the next. As I reflect on His blessings, I am reminded that as we prepare people for a life of learning, work, and service for Christ and His kingdom, God is pleased.

I have witnessed God’s grace and blessing on our students and on this campus. I’ve seen academic program growth and innovation, I’ve seen our arts department flourish and I’ve seen more than a few championship trophies added to our displays. God has done great things at Tabor and I am blessed and humbled by his good works.

If you are new to Tabor, this is a wonderful place and I invite you to explore our mission and values. Tabor’s strong academic tradition is constantly reflected through our graduates as they serve all over the world in positions of influence and high capacity. Athletics and arts enhance students’ education and create additional opportunities for them to engage in campus life. We are constantly innovating in academics, the arts, athletics, and on our campus as new facilities are built to fulfill the needs of students.

I am continually humbled by the accomplishments of our students, alumni, and faculty and it brings me joy to continue the mission of Tabor College.

With joy,

President Jules Glanzer

Presidential Search

Tabor College has embarked on a national search for a new president. In November 2020 following twelve years of exemplary service to his alma mater—Dr. Jules Glanzer, along with the Board of Directors, announced his retirement within 18 months.

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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is charged by the owners of Tabor College – the churches of the Central, Southern, Latin American and North Carolina district conferences of the U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches – to assure that the mission of the college is being fulfilled, to establish policies which will guide the faculty and staff in providing programs and services, to appoint a chief executive (president) to implement their policies and manage programs, and to monitor the effectiveness of all programs and services.

In carrying out these responsibilities, the Board of Directors meets at least three times per year. They work in committees to monitor the affairs of the college, receive reports from the president regarding the operations of the college and evaluate the performance of the president. These meetings assure that the mission of Tabor College is being fulfilled and the policies are being properly administered.

Board Emeritus Members:

  • Richard Gramza
  • Lee Jost
  • Loretta Jost
  • David Karber
  • Dr. Vernon Kliewer
  • Brent Kroeker
  • Bryan Kroeker
  • Elaine Kroeker
  • Joyce Loewen
  • Dr. William Loewen
  • Rolando Mireles
  • Nick Rempel
  • Virgil Thiessen
  • Lyndon Vix
  • David Wiebe

Executive Team

Board Members

Wendell Loewen

Wendell Loewen, D.Min.

Professor of Youth, Church & Culture / Faith Front Director / Faculty Representative to the Board / Faculty Athletics Representative