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David E. Schroeder, Ed.D.


Ed.D. New York University
STM New York Theological Seminary
M.A. Manhattanville College
B.A. Nyack College

Dr. David Schroeder is currently serving as Chancellor of Pillar College after 14 years as President. He was also president of the Philadelphia Theological Seminary for three years and Nyack College for twelve years. Besides his work in Christian higher education, he has served in missions with International Teams, Trans World Radio, and The Christian and Missionary Alliance, under whom he was ordained in 1974.

He has served three alliance churches as a full-time Pastor and four churches part-time, most recently at Grace Chapel in Bedminster, NJ, and Washington, NJ Alliance church.

He is the author of twelve books, the most recent being The Lion, the Church, and the Warfare, published in 2020.

Serving the next generation within a context of spiritual renewal, ethnic diversity, and Christ-centered higher education has been his passion for over thirty years.

Pillar College will have virtual instruction and work remotely from January 3, 2022, and will resume in-person instruction and in-office work on January 18, 2022.