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Dollase Named Vice President for Administrative Services at Concordia Seminary

Edward A. Dollase has accepted appointment to the position of Vice President for Administrative Services at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Dollase will begin his new responsibilities on May 1, succeeding Marvin Miller, who retired following 19 years of distinguished service.

Dollase received the associate of arts degree in business administration from St. John’s College, Winfield, Kansas; the bachelor of arts in business administration degree from Concordia College, Seward, and graduated from the College of Business Management Institute of the University of Kentucky.

After five years as an accountant for International Harvester Corporation, Dollase began his career in education institutions of The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS). His service includes Business Manager for the Hong Kong International School (1968-74); Controller for Concordia University, River Forest (1974-78); Controller for Concordia College, Seward (1978- 82); Budget Director for Concordia College, Seward (1982-85); and, from 1985 to the present he has served as Vice President for Administrative Services at Concordia College, Seward.

Dollase has served for eight years as Chairman of the Association of College/University and Seminary Business Administrators of The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod; as a member of the National Council of Human Resources for the (LCMS); and, as a member of the National Planning Council for Mission and Ministry for the LCMS. He was co-author of the “Accounting Manual” of the Concordia University System and the “Policies Manual for Development of Staff Personnel Handbooks” for the Concordia University System.

“We are truly blessed to have in this position an individual with a record of experience and achievement in the business and financial affairs of institutions of higher education,” remarked Dr. John F. Johnson, President of Concordia Seminary. “We look forward to welcoming Ed and his wife, Vera, to our campus community.”

For more information, contact: Rev. Glen D. Thomas, V.P. for Seminary Relations, Concordia Seminary, 801 DeMun Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63105; 314-505-7371; revgdt@aol.com).

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