Contact Us

Are you curious about attending seminary? Do you want to explore what it means to pursue an education that is grounded in Friends testimonies? Are you interested in taking a first step or visiting us? Or would you like to learn how to support our ministry of education?

We can provide some answers. And, we can help seekers with their discernment. Contact us and we’ll be in touch.


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Main Number800-432-1377 or 765-983-1423
Business Office765-983-1540
Academic Services765-983-1816
Seminary Computer Services (SCS)765-983-1568

Please refer to administrative faculty, teaching faculty and staff profiles for individual email addresses.

Mailing Address

Earlham School of Religion
228 College Ave.
Richmond, IN 47374

Main email:
Main phone: (765) 983-1423 OR (800) 432-1377
Main Fax: (765) 983-1688

Administrative Faculty and Staff
Miriam Bunner, Assistant to the Dean & Student Volunteer Service Coordinator
(765) 983-1687

Len Clark, Interim Dean
(765) 983-1689

Thomas Decker, Development Coordinator
(765) 983-1656

Julie Dishman, Director of Recruitment and Admissions
(765) 983-1523

Jonelle Ellis, Director of Business and Facilities
(765) 983-1540

Karla Fribley, Seminaries Librarian
(765) 983-1290

Jim Higginbotham, Associate Dean and Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(765) 983-1522

Kristen Laws, Events and Applications Coordinator
(765) 983-1423

Kevin Poole, Computer Support Specialist
(765) 983-1568

April Vanlonden, Joint Seminaries Registrar
(765) 983-1816