Robin Hadaway, associate professor of missions at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, was appointed acting president of the Seminary on Feb. 10, 2012.
He has served in his role as professor of missions since October 2003. Previously, he and his wife, Kathy, served as missionaries with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention for a total of 18 years. Hadaway served as a strategy coordinator, cluster leader and church planter in a closed country in North Africa and earlier as a church planter in Tanzania. More recently, Hadaway was the IMB Regional Leader for Eastern South America, supervising over 300 missionaries in Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay.
He has also been a senior pastor for churches in California and Arizona and attained the rank of captain in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Alaska and Nevada. Hadaway received a M.Div. from Southwestern Seminary, a D.Min. from Golden Gate Seminary and a Doctor of Theology from the University of South Africa. He also attended Dallas Theological Seminary and Fuller Theological Seminary. His undergraduate degree is from Memphis State University.
Hadaway is a native of Tallahassee, Fla., and together with Kathy, they have three grown children.