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  • Ph.D., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • M.A., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • B.A., Evangel University, Springfield, MO

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Barry H. Corey became the eighth president of Biola University in 2007 and serves on several board committees. Dr. Corey earned a B.A. in English and Biblical Studies from Evangel University, an M.A. in American Studies from Boston College, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum, Instruction and Administration, also from Boston College. He spent a year in rural Bangladesh as a Fulbright scholar, is the former chief academic officer of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and is a board member for several non-profit organizations. He and his wife, Paula, have three children and live in Fullerton, Calif.


  • Vice chair of the board of directors for the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
  • Member of the Convoy of Hope board of directors
  • Serves on the executive committee for the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities
  • Serves on board of reference for the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.
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