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Thomas White

Thomas White, PhD

University President, Professor of Systematic Theology


Thomas White became the 10th president of Cedarville University on July 1, 2013. Serving in a variety of leadership roles and responsibilities, White has more than two decades of administrative, teaching, and research experience and combines strong leadership with a pastoral heart for ministry while standing for biblical truth. White has been active in research, writing, and contributing to the academy. Early in his career, he received an academic excellence award and a study grant, which led to him publishing a three-volume series on James Madison Pendleton.

Education and Credentials

  • PhD in Systematic Theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • MDiv, Pastoral track with languages, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • BA in English, Anderson University

Scholarly Works

  • Upon This Rock: A Baptist Understanding of the Church (Jason G. Duesing, Thomas White and Malcolm B. Yarnell) (2010)
  • Franchising McChurch: Feeding Our Obsession with Easy Christianity (Thomas White and John M. Yeats) (2009)
  • Restoring Integrity in Baptist Churches (Thomas White, Jason G. Duesing and Malcolm B. Yarnell) (2008)
  • First Freedom: The Baptist Perspective on Religious Liberty (Thomas White, Jason G. Duesing and Malcolm B. Yarnell) Faculty Books (2007)
  • Calling Out the Called (Paige Patterson, Thomas White and L. R. Scarborough) Faculty Books (2007)
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