Criswell College President Dr. Barry Creamer participating in National Hispanic Education Summit panel with Howard Payne University President Dr. Cory Hines and Dallas Baptist University President Dr. Adam Wright.

Criswell president participates in Hispanic Summit panel

Kendall LyonsOctober 2019
Criswell College President Barry Creamer participated in an institutional vision panel at the National Hispanic Education Summit on the campus of Dallas Baptist University in late October 2019. During the panel discussions, Creamer shared his thoughts on the opportunities and challenges faced by Criswell and other institutions of higher education.... Read More

Dr. Scott Bridger attends conference in Turkey

Kendall Lyons |November 15, 2019
Criswell College Global Studies and World Religions associate professor Scott Bridger attended a ministry conference in Turkey in late September. Over 150 ministry workers and leaders from North Africa and the Middle East gathered to hear speakers discuss topics related to ministry challenges, work in the region, and human trafficking.... Read More

Board meeting highlights building projects, academic affairs

Kendall Lyons |November 12, 2019

President Barry Creamer addressed the Criswell College board of trustees on institutional updates, financial business, and strategic planning on Thursday, October 31st. Creamer discussed with the board a Royce City property with expectations that the sale will be complete in the near future. Other building project updates included the residence… Read More

Populated ballroom shot of the annual Legacy Awards Gala

Criswell Legacy Gala honors alums, encourages support

Kendall Lyons |October 30, 2019
Over five hundred people were in attendance for the third annual Criswell Legacy Awards Gala on Monday, September 23 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas. The gala is an opportunity for alumni and supporters of Criswell College to encourage and support students, faculty and staff, reflect on the accomplishments of... Read More

Criswell College professor elected to New Testament society

Kendall Lyons |October 9, 2019
Senior Research Professor of Biblical Theology Dr. Alan Streett is the first professor in the history of the Criswell College to be elected into the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS), or International Society for New Testament Studies. The election occurred during the summer 2019 meeting of the 74th annual SNTS... Read More
Thirteen beribboned, hardhat-topped, golden shovels standing upright in a dirt pile in preparation for the Residence Hall Groundbreaking Ceremony

Criswell breaks ground on new dorm to house students

Kendall Lyons |August 23, 2019
For the first time in its almost 50-year history, Criswell College broke ground August 14 on an on-campus residence hall that will house over 100 undergraduate students beginning fall 2020. Donors and trustees joined Criswell College President Barry Creamer to commemorate the beginning of construction on the $11.6 million project.... Read More

Trustees approve May graduates, Christopher Graham as Vice President of Academic Affairs

Rob Collingsworth | May 9, 2019

The Criswell College board of trustees gathered on campus for their biannual meeting April 25 to conduct college business and hear a report from president Barry Creamer on the status of the school. Creamer updated the board regarding the college’s Home is Here 2020 initiative, an expansive plan to create… Read More

Solid financial report, distinctive program initiative highlights of Fall board meeting

Rob Collingsworth | October 29, 2018

President Barry Creamer opened the Fall trustee meeting Thursday, October 25th with prayer and an update on the college’s finances. This included progress on the sale of the college’s Royse City property and news regarding the sale of the college’s stake in its radio station, KCBI, as well as the… Read More


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