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CIU Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Dr. Terry Hulbert passed away on Feb. 22, 2014. He was 89 years old.
Dr. Hulbert came to CIU in 1972 as dean of the seminary, a position he held for 16 years. He then served CIU as provost and vice president for academic affairs from 1988 until 1994. During the 1990-91 year he also served as interim president.
Following his retirement from administration in 1994, Hulbert returned to the classroom full time where his teaching centered around a full range of geographically-based PowerPoint slides that encouraged his students to "walk in the sandals" of the people they met in the Bible. This passionate approach to learning led Hulbert to publish a ground-breaking set of CDs in the mid-1990s titled "Walking in Their Sandals," that included satellite maps, videos, photos and other graphics that assist in a better understanding of the geography and culture of biblical times.
Funeral services for Dr. Hulbert will be Sunday, March 2 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Andrews Evangelical Church in Columbia, 2609 Seminole Road. Memorials may be made to the Terry and Jean Hulbert Scholarship Fund at:
Read Dr. Hulbert's obituary in The State newspaper of Columbia: