Friends University has appointed two new members to serve on its Board of Trustees.
Jim Nagy is executive vice president of GM Financial-International Operations with responsibility for numerous global functions. He has been employed by the General Motors captive finance entity for more than 38 years, holding leadership roles on three continents. Nagy graduated from Friends University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. While attending Friends, Nagy played basketball and baseball and was later inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002. He received the Friends University Distinguished Alumni Award in 2017 and has served as a guest lecturer for the business program.
Dr. David Williams is the general superintendent of Evangelical Friends Church-Mid America Yearly Meeting (EFC-MAYM). He also serves as an adjunct professor of discipleship and spiritual formation at Barclay College in Haviland, Kan. and a guest lecturer at Friends University. After graduating from Malone University (Bachelor of Arts) and Ashland Theological Seminary (Master of Arts), Williams completed his doctorate (Doctor of Ministry) in leadership and spiritual formation at George Fox University. His doctoral dissertation received the Distinguished Dissertation Award from the seminary faculty and provided the inspiration for his first book, “Rhythms of Grace: Life-Saving Disciplines for Spiritual Leaders.”
Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.