On August 28, 2014, acting upon the recommendations of the Appointments & Staff Review Committee, the Executive Committe of Council has appointed three existing teaching faculty members as professors under the new four-tier job title scheme for teaching faculty which came into effect in January 2014:
- Rev. Dr. Feleterika Uili Nokise: as Professor of Ecumenism;
- Dr. Manfred Ernst as Professor of Research and Social Analysis;
- Dr. Holger Szesnat as Professor of Biblical Literature and Languages.