Criswell News

Criswell College Family & Friends Gather for Inauguration of Barry Creamer, Board Elects New Faculty

Brandon Smith

DALLAS – Criswell College family and friends gathered on October 2, 2014 for the inauguration of Barry K. Creamer, elected as the seventh president of Criswell College on July 7.

The inauguration was part of a special chapel service that included a sermon from Ronnie Floyd, current President of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Following Dr. Floyd’s message, trustee and past interim president Jimmy Draper delivered the inaugural invocation and board chairman John Mann presented...Read more »

Criswell College Announces Five-Year High in Enrollment

Brandon Smith


DALLAS - Criswell College is pleased to announce a five-year high in enrollment for the Fall 2014 semester.

Total enrollment for undergraduate and graduate students stands at 350, an 8% increase from 2013. These 350 students are comprised of 104 new students, a 21% increase from 2013. Encouraging news also came from the offices of Student Services and Institutional Effectiveness & Research. Retention rates, hovering around 50% in 2012, stayed at a steady near-80% for a second...Read more »

Dr. Barry Creamer, Criswell College Alumni Named Research Fellows of ERLC

Brandon Smith

NASHVILLE – The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission announced today the relaunch of the ERLC Research Institute, naming Criswell President Dr. Barry Creamer as a Research Fellow. He will join other Southern Baptist leaders including...Read more »

Dr. Barry Creamer Named Seventh President of Criswell College

Brandon Smith

DALLAS – The Board of Trustees of Criswell College voted unanimously on July 7 to appoint Dr. Barry K. Creamer as the college’s seventh president. Creamer, 51, has served as Criswell’s Vice President of Academic Affairs since 2011 and...Read more »