Rev. Scotty McLennan, who has been the dean for religious life at Stanford since 2000, recently announced his retirement from the position (effective summer 2014) to take a sabbatical before he returns to Stanford to teach.
The Office for Religious Life (ORL) will again offer two fellowships next year in an ongoing effort to build connections between various religious and spiritual groups on campus.
Figdor is the first humanist chaplain to work with both the independent off-campus Humanist Community and Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics (AHA!) @ Stanford.
Christian faith and the complicated overlaps between religion and politics highlighted a talk by Dean of Religious Life Reverend Scotty McLennan and Ron Sanders, a member of the Stanford Association of Religions Executive Committee, Thursday afternoon. The event, “Looking at the Christian Faith and Politics in the 21st Century,” was part of a regular series of lunch panels and talks hosted by Stanford in Government (SIG).