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Iliff Appoints Interim Chief Business Officer

June 06, 2017

DENVER, CO. – Iliff School of Theology today announced that Cliff Richardson has been appointed as Interim Chief Business Officer, effective immediately. Richardson has extensive experience serving in the role of Chief Financial Officer in various higher education settings, including leading and managing highly complex building projects.

As Interim Chief Business Officer, Richardson will oversee the day-to-day operational needs of the Business Office, Facilities, Informational Technology, and Campus Safety. In addition to leading these functional areas, he will also work with contractors on the summer building and renovation projects. Richardson will also join the school leadership team in the Cabinet and assist in the search of a permanent candidate for the position in the coming months.

Founded in 1892, the Iliff School of Theology ( is recognized nationally and internationally for its emphasis on social justice, inclusiveness, and religious diversity. Ranked in the top 10 theological schools engaged in multi-faith education by the Auburn Theological Seminary, Iliff offers programs that educate and develop leaders with courageous theological imagination. As an independent, graduate school related to the United Methodist Church, Iliff is located in Denver, Colorado, and has a 125-year tradition that fosters a diverse community that is supportive, challenging, progressive, and enriching for students.

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