Debbie Gin will join the ATS staff in August 2014 as director of innovation, research, and faculty development to engage the research and work with faculty initiatives called for in the Association’s new strategic directions. She will oversee the management, analysis, interpretation, communication, and user support for institutional data from Annual Report Forms submitted by member schools, for data from research projects and initiatives, and for data from the Association’s student information tools. She will also coordinate and provide research support for yearly ATS faculty events, events at academic guild meetings, and faculty scholarships. Before coming to ATS, Gin was an associate professor in ministry at Azusa Pacific School of Theology. She served as a faculty fellow in the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment and director of diversity studies in the Office of Diversity at Azusa Pacific University. Gin earned an MDiv from Haggard Graduate School of Theology, a master’s of music degree in vocal performance from the University of Southern California, and a PhD in education from Claremont Graduate University.