The Board of Trustees of The King’s College is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory Alan Thornbury, Ph.D. as its sixth president. Thornbury, with an academic background in philosophy and Christian ministry, has spent his career in higher education, where he has pursued entrepreneurial roles and maintained a passionate commitment to the arts.
Gregory Alan Thornbury, Ph.D., serves as the sixth president of The King's College in New York City. The King’s College seeks to prepare leaders for strategic institutions in society through courses of study in: politics, philosophy, and economics, business, finance, and media, culture, and the arts. He has been called "Jonathan Edwards Meets Rolling Stone" by Russell D. Moore and "America's First Hipster College President" by The American Spectator. He previously held the post of professor of philosophy, dean of the school of theology, and vice president for spiritual life at Union University. He is the author of Recovering Classic Evangelicalism: Applying the Wisdom and Vision of Carl F. H. Henry (Crossway, 2013). In addition, he is a senior fellow of The Kairos Journal, as well as a visiting professor of philosophy at Ansgar Teologiske Høgskole in Norway.
Greg Thornbury, president of The King's College in New York, laughs with Kathleen Hartsfield, senior public relations major, during a reception in honor of the Thornburys in the Carl Grant Events Center. - Anne Richoux