At the January 2nd, 2016, meeting of the board of the Groves Center, Mr. Stephen K. Salisbury was named its Executive Director (in addition to his existing role as Research Fellow). ┬áThis appointment follows the November 1st (2015) retirement of the Groves Center’s President and Senior Research Fellow, Kirk E. Lowery, Ph.D. ┬áMr. Salisbury started working at the Groves Center part-time in 2001 and then became full-time in 2004, back when the Groves Center was known as the Westminster Hebrew Institute.