Joseph M. Stowell was elected president of Cornerstone University in 2008. In his role as president he is also a member of the board and serves as an ex officio member of the board's subcommittees.
Stowell earned an undergraduate degree from Cedarville University, a Master of Theology degree (Th.M.) from Dallas Theological Seminary and an honorary doctorate from the Master's College in 1987 and from Huntington University in 2011. He has had a distinguished career in pastoral ministry and Christian higher education administration. He and his wife, Martie, live in Ada, Mich.
"What excites me most about being at Cornerstone is the privilege of serving this generation by providing a student-focused learning environment where our students can thrive spiritually, intellectually and relationally as they prepare to distinguish themselves in their callings and careers."