Mervyn A. Warren
Mervyn A. Warren is on requested sabbatical while having served as Dean of School of Religion at Oakwood University. A graduate of Oakwood (B.A.), Seminary of Andrews University (M.A.,M.Div.), Michigan State University (Ph.D.), and Vanderbilt Divinity School (D. Min.), he has held more major leadership positions at Oakwood University than anyone else in its history, for example: Chairman of Religion, Dean of the School of Religion, General Vice President (combining Academic Affairs and Student Services), Vice President for Academic Affairs, Assistant to the President, Provost and Senior Vice President, and Interim President. In addition to a host of professional articles, he is author of “Knowing That We Know God” (Adult Sabbath School Lessons for the spring of 1984) and the following books: 1) God Made Known; 2)Ellen G. White on Preaching; 3)Black Preaching: Truth and Soul; 4) King Came Preaching (Pulpit Power of Martin L. King, Jr.); and 5) Oakwood! A Vision Splendid Continues (1896-2010), the latter which is the official centennial history of that university. His family includes wife: Barbara; sons: Eugene and Mervyn; and daughters: Karis and Shana; and eight grandchildren.