The president of one of the Southern Baptist Convention’s largest seminaries resigned on Friday, less than four years after taking office.
Adam Greenway was elected president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2019, in hopes that he would help the school recover from the controversial tenure of former President Paige Patterson, who was fired in 2018 for mishandling abuse allegations.
Greenway resigned during a meeting of the seminary’s executive committee. He will take a new role at the Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board, according to an announcement from the seminary.
“In receiving President Greenway’s resignation, we express our deepest appreciation for his more than three and one-half years of service to his alma mater,” said Danny Roberts, chair of the Southwestern board. “He came to Southwestern Seminary during a difficult time of transition and has worked tirelessly to lead the institution to serve well the churches of the…