Dr. Kwon Deuk Chil installed as LTU President
The Luther University (LTU) Board of Regents selected The Rev. Dr. Kwon Deuk Chil to be the seventh president of the university. The installation service for Dr. Kwon was held on Tuesday, May 15 at 11:00 am in the LTU chapel. Former LTU president Rev. Dr. Kim Hae Chul gave a message.
Dr. Kwon studied in the German Language Department at the Foreign Languages University before studying in Germany. While at Regensburg University in the southeastern part of Bavaria, Dr. Kwon earned his Master in Theology and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.
Upon returning to Korea, Dr. Kwon began serving as an instructor at Luther University (LTU) and also as a pastor at Cheonan Lutheran Church. During his tenure at LTU, Dr. Kwon has been campus chaplain and most recently was the Dean of the Graduate School. He will remain the dean while fulfilling his duties as president.