Michael Le Roy took a giant step Saturday toward becoming Calvin College’s ninth president with the Board of Trustees accepting the search committee’s recommendation to appoint him.
“He is a collaborative, visionary leader with proven academic, administrative and scholarship skills, who is committed to furthering the mission of Calvin,” said Scott Spoelhof, chair of the board. “His commitment to reformed theology will serve our institution well as we not only interact with our existing constituencies, but also seek to engage the broader evangelical community.”
Le Roy, 44, provost and executive vice president of Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash., still needs ratification of the board’s decision at the Christian Reformed Church’s June SYNOD meeting in Toronto to officially become the next president. His appointment is not expected to be controversial.