March 29, 2012
V. Gene Robinson, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire, gave the convocation lecture, "Being Gay & Religious: Mission Impossible?" March 29, 2012.
Robinson is widely known for being the first openly gay, non-celibate priest to be ordained a bishop in a major Christian denomination. He has announced his intention to retire in 2013.
He has served as bishop since June 2003. A 1969 graduate of the University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., he has a B.A. in American studies/history. In 1973, he completed the M.Div. degree at the General Theological Seminary in New York.
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