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WVC Grad Dr. Tracy Marx, College President

Dr. Tracy MarxDr. Tracy Marx, Louisville Bible College President


The Board of Regents of Louisville Bible College, Louisville, KY., has elected its seventh president in the 61-year history of the college, and that president is Dr. Tracy Marx, a 1991 graduate of Wabash Valley College. Dr. Marx assumed his duties March 1. He has more than 15 years’ experience in preaching, teaching, and Biblical counseling and has served congregations in southern Illinois, southwestern Virginia, southeastern Kentucky and the Washington D. C. Metro area, and most recently was the minister of Princeton Christian Church in Princeton, IN. He is married to Angela, and they have three children – Reagan, age 10, Patrick, 6, and Zoe, 3.

After receiving his Associate in Science Degree at WVC, Marx earned the degrees of Bachelor of Science (Johnson Bible College), Master of Divinity (Emmanuel School of Religion), and Doctor of Ministry (Trinity Theological Seminary). He has also conducted Doctor of Theology work in Biblical Studies. 

Dr. Marx is a graduate teacher with the Evangelical Training Association and has served on the distance learning assessment faculty with the South African Theological Seminary in Rivonia, South Africa. 

He is the son of Donald and Joyce Marx of Mt. Carmel and the grandson of Gloria White, also of Mt. Carmel. 

Having been baptized at the Lancaster Church of Christ in Lancaster, he returned there in 1994 for his preaching ministry internship and ordination. 

While a student at Wabash Valley College, Tracy Marx made quite a name for himself as an accomplished actor in many community theatre productions and was a “familiar face” on the Brubeck Theatre stage. He appeared as “Ellard Simms” in “The Foreigner,” “Erronius” in “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” “Clarence Day, Jr.” in “Life with Father,” “Mr. Brownlow” in “Oliver,” “Capt. McLean” in “ The Teahouse of the August Moon,” “Benson” in “Of Thee I Sing,” “Judge Omar Gaffney” in “Harvey,” and “Commander William Harbison” in “South Pacific.” In the WVC fall production 2009 he was seen in the leading role of “Duncan Latimer” in “Take a Number, Darling.” 

In commenting on his experience at WVC, Dr. Marx said, “Wabash Valley College provided a strong foundation for my academic career. I have benefited from not only the instruction I received in the classroom, but also in the formation of lasting friendships with faculty and staff. I’m very grateful for my WVC experience.” 

Wabash Valley College continues to be the “Gateway to Opportunity” for students from many walks of life who are pursuing a variety of goals. WVC has proved to be the “Ticket to Success” for the thousands of graduates who have demonstrated their success in professional and occupational careers all over the country – Dr. Tracy Marx, 1991 graduate of Wabash Valley College, is one of those “Success” stories!

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