CLESpring14The Center for Leadership and Justice (CLJ) encompasses Commoner Hall, as well as a wide range of discipline-oriented forums that are integral to a student’s critical thinking related to international relations, leadership, and justice studies. Students have the opportunity to be actively engaged in CLJ forums and programs that include the following areas:

  • Commoner Hall is named in honor of The Great Commoner, William Jennings Bryan, and follows the University of Oxford collegiate system of a Hall preceding a College. Commoner Forums, led by Dr. Ron Petitte, includes student-led assemblies where the critical social issues of the day are discussed from the Christian perspective

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Additional Forums:

  • Defense Forum led by LTC Doug Schott, U.S. Air Force (Ret.
  • Leadership Forum led by CLJ Director Dr. Ron Petitte, retired U.S. Army Colonel (A.U.S.)
  • International Forum led by Mr. Dennis Miller, Director of Bryan’s Center for International Development