Tony Jarvis named director of Educational Leadership and Ministry Program
The Rev. F. Washington "Tony" Jarvis has been appointed Director of the E.L.M
(Educational Leadership and Ministry Program) at Berkeley Divinity School. A
graduate of St. Mark's School and Harvard College, he holds an M.A. from
Cambridge University and an S.T.B.. from the Episcopal Theological School.
Jarvis is the author of six books and numerous articles in the fields of
history, education, and religion. His most recent book, With Love and Prayers,
is a collection of addresses to students and won the Christopher Award for
Adult Nonfiction. He has been awarded honorary doctorates by Bowdoin and
Jarvis’s abiding concern for education has been a lifelong vocation. An Episcopal priest who served as Curate at St. Paul's Church in Cleveland from 1964 to 1971, he is well acquainted with the concerns of a very large parish, and of the needs of the Church's youth. At St. Pauls he developed programs that attracted young people from all over the city. Thereafter he was appointed Chairman of the History Department at University School in Cleveland, and soon after, Assistant Director, Upper School. For thirty years starting in 1974 he was headmaster of the oldest school in continous existence in North America - The Roxbury Latin School in Boston. Since 2004 he has taught at schools in Africa, Australia and twice at Eton College.
Jarvis's expertise has been internationally recognized. He has served on
several commissions and school boards in the United States. He is a preacher
as well as a frequent conference speaker across the world for those who are
exploring the spiritual dimensions of secondary education.