Ngan Joins Faculty of Baylor's Truett Seminary

June 27, 1996

by Brenda Tacker

WACO, Texas - Dr. Lai Ling Elizabeth Ngan has joined the faculty of the George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University.

She will be associate professor of Christian Scriptures, effective the fall 1996 semester.

"Dr. Ngan's Old Testament background and ministry experience adds depth to our faculty," said Dr. Brad Creed, dean of Truett Seminary. "We are pleased to have her join us."

Ngan previously had been associate professor of Old Testament at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in California, beginning there in 1993 as assistant professor of Old Testament. She earned a master of divinity in 1982 and a doctorate in 1991 from Golden Gate, with her studies focusing on the Old Testament.

Ngan also holds a master of arts in biology from Loma Linda University and a bachelor of science in biology from California Baptist College. In 1990, she participated in a Leon Levy Archaeological Expedition at Ashkelon, Israel, as part of a summer field school for Harvard University.

She has 18 years of volunteer church work, including serving in positions as Sunday School director, minister of education and associate minister. She also organized the Sunday School department for Stockton (California) Chinese Baptist Church.

Ngan is fluent in Cantonese Chinese and English. She is a member of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Society of Biblical Literature and National Association of Professors of Hebrew.

The George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor enrolled its first students in the fall of 1994. The first commencement is scheduled for May 1997.

For more information, contact Truett Seminary at (817) 755-3755.

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