April 13, 2017
The new president for California Christian College was announced today during a special chapel service. The Board of Trustees for Cal Christian has appointed Dr. Tim Powell as the new president. Retiring President Wendell Walley had the privilege of sharing the news with the staff and student body. Dr. Powell is no stranger to the students and staff of Cal Christian since he has been serving as full-time staff/faculty since 2011. As part of the morning’s celebration, faculty, staff, students, and guests surrounded Dr. Powell to pray for him as he moves into this new post.



Wendell Walley, Dr. Tim Powell, Dr. Chad Williams

Dr. Powell is well qualified to fill this important position. He has more than thirty years of experience in academic and pastoral ministry. He began his academic career in 1973 at Vanguard University and has since taught at Fuller Seminary, Trinity Bible College, The Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, California Theological Seminary, Bethany University, and here at California Christian College. He has served as a member of the faculty and also in various administrative positions. Dr. Powell brings a tremendous level of scholarship and an extensive academic career to California Christian College. He will assume office July 1, 2017.