Dr. Rupert A. Hayles, Jr.
The Roberts Wesleyan University and Northeastern Seminary boards of trustees elected Dr. Rupert A. Hayles, Jr. the 12th president of Roberts Wesleyan University and the fourth president of Northeastern Seminary in June 2023. The inauguration ceremony was held on September 22 at Pearce Church. Read the story here.
Dr. Hayles previously served at New Jersey’s Pillar College, a private evangelical Christian institution. Prior to his career in higher education, Hayles served in the United States Air Force as an officer before transitioning to the private sector to support organizations with strategic management, organizational development and advancement, and executive coaching for more than 25 years.