gino_pasquariello2-1-aa1931af6dbe54c1ae45885ebdd491d7I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Gino Pasquariello as the new Chief Academic Officer and Vice President of Academics for Southern California Seminary. Dr. Pasquariello has been a valuable leader and faculty member at Southern California Seminary for the past six years, and has served as the Vice President of Student Services/Institutional Effectiveness, and Director of the Doctor of Ministry program. Last November he led the Seminary academic and administrative teams to a successful ten-year reaffirmation of accreditation, with SCS setting a national record for institutional compliance.

Dr. Pasquariello is a faithful servant of Christ who is knowledgeable in Scripture and effective in ministry.  I am so pleased with this appointment knowing he models what we want to see reproduced in the lives of our students – a passionate and consistent walk with our Lord. 

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Dr. Gary Coombs, President
Southern California Seminary

Dr. Pasquariello is a regular speaker and author in the areas of Christian higher education and assessment, and serves as a professional consultant for many Christian colleges and seminaries across the United States. He is a contributing author in the ECPA award-winning Dictionary of Christian Spirituality (2011), the three-volume Encyclopedia of Christian Education (2015), the forth-coming multivolume Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States (2016), and Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment in Theological Higher Education (contracted, 2016). Dr. Pasquariello has over 30 years of pastoral, teaching, and church leadership experience, and is an accomplished musician and worship leader currently leading worship services at the Marine Corp Recruitment Depot, San Diego, CA, with over 1700 Marine recruits in attendance.