Dr Nigel Wright
Dr Nigel Wright will retire as principal of Spurgeon’s College on 31 August 2013. He has been principal since 2000 and will have served the college for 21 years. He was ordained into Baptist ministry 40 years ago by Dr George Beasley-Murray.
Dr Wright served the Baptist Union as president from 2002-3 and has been widely involved both in European Baptist life and the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) as a representative of the Baptist Union. He was recently a participant in the BWA’s theological conversations with the Pentecostal World Fellowship.
He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
Sarah King, chairman of Spurgeon College governors, said, ‘Dr Wright has served the college with huge distinction for many years and has now announced that he will be starting a well-earned retirement in a year’s time. We are now actively seeking his successor and wish Dr Wright and his family a long and happy retirement’.