Ruth Hubbard

Vice President, Urbana

Ruth loves InterVarsity’s call to enter into spiritual leadership within a community growing in love for God, his Word, people, and purposes. She’s gone to five Urbanas and has been on a number of short missions trip to places like Vinnytsia, Ukraine and San Jose, Costa Rica along with a summer with ELIC in Zhengzhou, China. She spent more than 15 years serving Wycliffe Bible Translators, starting as a graphic designer and eventually joining the Executive team. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

Comfort Foods:

Mashed potatoes

Favorite Music Genre:

“Only one? Impossible!”

Favorite Verse:

“Psalm 139, and yes, I know that's not a verse.”

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

“Where wouldn't I go?”

Donut or scone? Coffee or tea?

“Donut + Coffee or Scone + Tea.”

When I think of college, I think of . . .

“friends (other students and professors) who God used to change my life for good -- and some really, really fun adventures which I will not include here.”

Besides the Bible, what books/authors have influenced you the most?

“L'Engle. Buechner. Rivers.  Wangerin. Some authors have deep impact in a specific season. These are some with whom I have a relationship that will last a lifetime.”