Anthony T. Ruger has been a researcher, administrator, and consultant in theological education for several decades. He has served as principal researcher on studies of theological school revenue and national studies of educational indebtedness of theological students. Ruger was a principal in development of a strategic financial information tool to US and Canadian theological schools. He has also served as a consultant to theological schools, denominations, and church institutions on financial strategy, institutional analysis, and policy. He previously served as vice president for business affairs of McCormick Theological Seminary and as treasurer of The Association of Theological Schools. Ruger holds a degree in business from Carnegie Mellon University and a degree in Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York.