Office of the President

Rev. (Dr.) Rob Fringer
President and Vice-Chancellor, Booth University College

Rev. (Dr.) Rob Fringer was appointed the 7th President and Vice Chancellor of Booth University College with effect July 1, 2023.

Rob brings a wealth of experience in higher education, leadership, and innovation to Booth UC. As an ordained Elder in the Church of the Nazarene, Rob is eager to support our commitment to Education for a Better World and help our students translate that commitment into reality.

Rob joins Booth UC, having been Principal and Senior Lecturer in Biblical Studies at the Nazarene Theological College in Australia and New Zealand. He has also held the roles of Research Active Faculty in Biblical Studies and Biblical Language at the Sydney College of Divinity in Sydney, Australia and Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.

Rob has been involved in assigned ministry positions since 1995, working as a youth pastor at churches in California, Missouri, and Massachusetts; as a volunteer missionary in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), as an associate pastor of discipleship and community outreach in New Hampshire, and then more recently as an assigned educator in Australia. Rob has also held several denominational roles for the Church of the Nazarene in the Asia Pacific Region including Field Discipleship Coordinator, Regional Discipleship Council Member, and Field Education Coordinator.

Outside of work, Rob enjoys reading, writing, playing guitar, writing music and playing almost any game. He is married to Vanessa and together they have two children, Sierra and Brenden.

Contact the President

There are several ways to communicate with Booth University College’s President, Rev. Rob Fringer:

Email him at

Call his office:
204-594-6132 or toll-free:
877-942-6684 x871

Write to him at:
Office of the President
447 Webb Place
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3B 2P2