The Reverend Dr. Leah Gaskin Fitchue is the first woman to serve as President of Payne Theological Seminary, a 160-year old institution sponsored by the African Methodist Episcopal Church. She is the first African American woman president of the 244 Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and the first woman to serve as president of any historically black theological seminary
Leah Gaskin Fitchue: The Collision of Racism and the Truth of the Cross
By Jamye Wooten
January 7, 2013
Leah Gaskin Fitchue is the president of Payne Theological Seminary. She presented at the Transatlantic Roundtable on Religion and Race at Birckbeck, University of London. Dr. Fitchue's presentation was entitled "The Collision of Racism and the Truth of the Cross"