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Dr. Barry H. Corey is the eighth president of Biola University and author of the book Love Kindness: Discover the Power of a Forgotten Christian Virtue. A native of Massachusetts, President Corey received his Ph.D. from Boston College and was a Fulbright Scholar in Bangladesh. He and his wife, Paula, have three children: Anders, Ella and Samuel.

Books by President Corey

Make the Most of It

Make the Most of It book

College is a time when new and exciting horizons stretch out before us. We meet new friends and form relationships that last a lifetime. We discern what’s most important and what our ultimate direction in life will be. You will remember your college experience for the rest of your life. Make the most of it.

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Love Kindness

Love Kindness book

Kindness is not what we have been taught it is. It isn’t a soft virtue, expressed only by sweet grandmothers or nice Boy Scouts. Kindness is neither timid nor frail. Instead, it is brave and daring...

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Contact the Office of the President

Michele C. Byerly

Executive Assistant to the President

(562) 903-4701

Brian Shook

Chief of Staff

(562) 903-4702


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