By Alloycious David
An American missionary, Dr. Ken Bolden, has taken over the leadership of Liberia Bible College on the Old Road.
The college, established in 1986 to train Christian leaders, was reopened recently following years of closure due to the civil war.
Dr. Bolden and others were inducted on Saturday at the school’s campus on Old Road. He was inducted as the institution’s director, while Maxwell J. Whea was inducted as Assistant Director.
Philip G. Montgomery was inducted as Assistant Director for Academic Affairs, while G. Moses Beh was also inducted as Dean for Admission and Records. Ms. Dorcas Kollie is now the school’s Treasure.
Maxwell J. Whea, the school outgoing director, explained that the school is offering certificate in biblical training due to the Commission on Higher Education’s regulation, which provide that the school leadership’s has certain level of qualification.
He disclosed that it was based on the regulation that he sought assistant from Sunset, a US based Biblical College to take over the school.
He said the school’s document will now carry Sunset, due to the memorandum of understanding entered between Liberia Bible College and the American college.
According to him, under the new arrangement, Liberia Bible College will start a master program.
Dr. Bolden lauded the previous administration and board of Liberia Bible College for the opportunity extended him to serve as the new director of the school, which he promised to transform into a 21st century training institution.