Loyola University Chicago

Department of History


One of our recent History Ph.D.'s students has now become a college president!

Providence Christian College's Board of Directors has unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. J. Derek Halvorson as the College's 2nd president, effective July 1. Halvorson, currently serving as Regional Director of Development for Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, will succeed Jim Den Ouden, who is retiring after serving as president of Providence since June 2004.