DR. LARRY J. MCKINNEY
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), Temple University,
Philadelphia, PA, 1986
Master of Arts (M.A.), Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, 1974
Ministries, Minor: New Testament
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Cairn University (formerly
Philadelphia Biblical University), Langhorne, PA, 1972
Major: Bible, Professional Emphasis: Christian Education
Higher Education Consultant, McKinney Solutions, 2013-Present
President, Simpson University, Redding, California,
Executive Director, Association for Biblical Higher
Education, Orlando, Florida, 2001-2006
President, Providence University College and Seminary,
Otterburne, Manitoba (Canada), 1993-2001
Dean of Students/Vice President for Student Development,
Cairn University (formerly Philadelphia Biblical University), Langhorne,
Campus Life Director/Executive Director, Fay-West Youth
for Christ, Inc., Uniontown, Pennsylvania, 1972-1973, 1974-1980
HIGHER EDUCATION LEADERSHIP
President-California Pacific (Athletic) Conference
Council of Presidents (Board) –National Association of
Chair-Board of the International Council for Evangelical
Vice Chair-Secretariat of the National Association of
Independent Colleges and Universities
Board of Directors-National Association of Independent
Colleges and Universities
Board of Directors-Association for Biblical Higher
President-Association of Canadian Bible Colleges
General Council-Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
Eastern Regional Representative-Association of Christians
in Student Development
Chaired or served on evaluation teams with the
Association for Biblical Higher Education, the Middle States Association of Colleges
and Schools, and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
American Association of Presidents of Independent
Colleges and Universities
Association for Biblical Higher Education
Association of Canadian Bible Colleges/Christian Higher
Association of Christians in Student Development
Association of Independent California Colleges and
Association of Theological Schools
Council for Christian Colleges and Universities
Council for Higher Education Accreditation
Council of Independent Colleges
Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
Executives in Church-Related Higher Education
Fellowship of Evangelical Seminary Presidents
International Council for Evangelical Theological
National Association of Independent Colleges and
North American Association of Professors in Christian
SELECTED LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States. (Section Editor and Biographies Contributor) Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2017.
Equipping for Service:
A Historical Account of the Bible College Movement in North
America. Fayetteville, Arkansas: Accrediting Association of Bible Colleges,
"Biblical Higher Education: Past Commitments, Present Realities, and Future Considerations," Biblical Higher Education Journal, Volume XIII, Spring, 2018, pp. 11-26.
“A Theology of Theological
implications,” The Evangelical Review of Theology, Vol. 29, No. 3, July, 2005, pp.
Education: Past, Present, and Future,” Christian Higher Education, Vol. 3, No.
2, March, 2004, pp. 147-169.
“Postmodernism: Ministry Implications for Church and
Educational Leaders,” The Evangelical
Review of Theology, Vol. 27, No. 2, April, 2003, pp. 147-154.
College Movement,” Evangelical Dictionary
of Christian Education, Grand Rapids:
Baker Academic, 2001, pp. 71-72.
and Its Relationship to the Bible College in North America,” North American Religion, Vol. 5, 1997,
Church-Parachurch Conflict,” Didaskalia, Spring,
1994, pp. 47-57.
”The Fundamentalist Bible
School as an Outgrowth of the Changing Patterns of Protestant Revivalism,
1882-1920,” Religious Education, Spring,
1989, pp. 589-605.
Married to Debbie (Dillworth) McKinney since 1972, two
married children and five grandchildren.
The McKinney’s consider themselves “CanAmericans” because they have
lived in and hold citizenship in both Canada and the United States.