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Allan Aubrey Boesak was born in Kakamas, Northern Cape, South Africa, in 1945. Now he works more than 8,000 miles away. Here are some key moments in Boesak’s journey to Indianapolis. (Read more about Boesak and The Desmond Tutu Center he was named director of HERE.)  

A Center and its Director

BY RYAN LOVELACE | Managing Editor #96479074 / gettyimages.com Butler University and Christian Theological Seminary have moved at “light speed” to launch The Desmond Tutu Center while expressing no concerns about the project or the leadership of the Rev. Allan Boesak. Boesak, a former anti-apartheid activist and politician in South Africa, arrived in Indianapolis in fall

TIME editor to speak at commencement

On Saturday, May 12, only one thing will be standing between graduating Butler University seniors and their hard-earned diplomas—Rick Stengel. Stengel, managing editor of TIME Magazine, recently accepted Butler’s invitation to deliver an address at the 2012 commencement ceremony. Stengel’s accomplishments include various positions at TIME Magazine, a period of time as president and CEO