Dr. Ron Manahan, president of Grace College and Seminary, Winona Lake, Indiana, has announced that at its meeting last week the board of trustees of the schools named Dr. William Katip (pictured), currently provost and senior vice president at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, as the provost at Grace.
Manahan said, “I believe this is an excellent outcome for us. Dr. Katip will begin his work at Grace by at least 1 July. Additional details regarding this appointment will be given later.”
Manahan also indicated that the schools’ search for a vice president of college academic affairs will be put on hold for the coming year to allow time for overall organizational evaluations.
Katip is a former Grace employee, serving as instructor in psychology, as admissions and retention counselor, as director of financial aid, and as associate dean of students during the years 1974-83.
Katip received his B.A. degree in psychology and Bible from Grace College in 1974. He is also a graduate of Purdue University, MS 1977 (Clinical Psychology), and of Michigan State University, Ph.D. 1986 (Higher Education Administration).
Katip is married to the former Debbie Cahill, (BA, Grace College, 1974) and they are parents of four children: Mike, Scott, Adam, and Holly.