From the Concordia University – Texas web site:
Former Synodical President joins CTX
Rev. Jerry Kieschnick named Pres. Ambassador for Mission Advancement
Concordia University Texas announced today that Rev. Dr. Jerry Kieschnick, President Emeritus of The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod, has been named to the newly created position of Presidential Ambassador for Mission Advancement. Dr. Kieschnick will begin his role on March 1.
“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Kieschnick into the Concordia family,” Dr. Tom Cedel, president of Concordia University Texas, said. “Jerry brings a new level of energy and expertise to the University; he also brings a valuable national—and global—perspective on our mission. He is a gifted leader who bridges denominational boundaries.”
Kieschnick has experience in multiple facets of ministry and mission and brings an expanded vision for outreach. In his new role, Kieschnick will nurture and expand existing relationships with congregations, organizations, foundations and individuals to support Concordia in its mission of developing Christian leaders while conducting necessary outreach to foster new relationships for the advancement of the University.
“The Lord has given me gifts and experiences to use in the cause for Christ,” Kieschnick said. “Coming to Concordia provides opportunity to think creatively and act strategically, influencing younger generations with the Gospel of Christ. I look forward to becoming an integral part of Concordia’s ministry and working with various constituents to further the University’s mission of developing Christian leaders.”