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Columbia International University names new trustees

Staff Report
Published Nov. 8, 2012

The Columbia International University board of trustees added two members with backgrounds in ministry.

The Rev. James Dixon
Rev. James Dixon
Chikong Shue
Chikong Shue
Rev. James Dixon is the president of the National African-American Fellowship of the Southern Baptist Convention. Chikong Shue is the chairman and president of the SDSC Global Foundation and CentriHall Chinese Christian Education Services, nonprofits focusing on evangelical theological education through e-learning.

Dixon has been in ministry for 35 years and has pastored five churches. He currently serves as pastor of El-Bethel Baptist Church in Fort Washington, Md. Dixon has been involved with the Southern Baptist Convention at the national, state and local level. Dixon also currently serves as vice president of the Centre Point Counseling Center in Maryland, and is the director of the Antioch Institute that trains African-American leaders in establishing self-supporting churches.

Shue has a background in computer science and network operations. Prior to his current nonprofit work, Shue was the executive vice president at Sycamore Networks, and co-founder and vice president at Cascade Communications.

Columbia International University is private, Christian and multidenominational university.