The student body president at Northwest Christian University has revealed that he is an atheist, The Register-Guard reported. Eric Fromm, the president, said he decided to go public to respond to shunning and rumors about his beliefs, which he had been discussing informally. Fromm shared his views with the campus at large by writing an essay for the student newspaper. He said that reaction since he did so has mostly been positive. Michael Fuller, the university’s vice president for enrollment and student development, called Fromm "a man of very high character and respect" and "a great advocate for our student body, which is exactly what he’s supposed to be and do." As to Fromm's lack of faith, Fuller said that, "If we all had our wishes, we wish Eric would be a strong Christian man." But he added: "We’re an open and welcome community, and we meet students exactly where they’re at."
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