Evangel University is a private Christian university with an embedded seminary located in Springfield, Missouri. It is affiliated with the Assemblies of God Christian denomination, which is also headquartered in Springfield. The former Evangel College was renamed Evangel University on June 8, 1998. The campus sits on 80 acres (320,000 m2) that were originally part of O’Reilly General Hospital. Evangel’s president is Dr. Carol Taylor. She began her tenure in May 2014 and was formally installed in an inauguration ceremony on October 8, 2014.