Daniel Preus is the current fifth Vice President of the LCMS. He was the Director of the Concordia Historical Institute. Dr. Preus graduated with a Masters of Divinity in 1985 from Concordia Theological Seminary, Springfield, Illinois. He earned a Masters of Sacred Theology in 1989 from the same institution, after its relocation to Fort Wayne, Indiana. His major within each degree was Historical Theology. In 2015 he received an honorary Doctor of Divinity from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana.