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The Jepson School of Leadership Studies celebrates 25 years

The nation's first undergraduate school of leadership marks its 25th anniversary by celebrating The Jepson Vision for Ethical Leaders.

2017-18 Leader-in-Residence: Vivian W. Pinn, M.D.

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2017 International Studying Leadership Conference

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The Jepson School kicks off its 25th anniversary year at Reunion Weekend 2017

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News and Updates

  • Dr. Julian Hayter appointed to mayor's Monuments Commission Work Group

    Dr. Julian Hayter, assistant professor of leadership studies, was appointed to the Monuments Commission Work Group by Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney.

  • Journal edited by Dr. Peter Kaufman surges in rankings

    Dr. Peter Kaufman, George Matthews & Virginia Brinkley Modlin Chair in Leadership Studies, is editor-in-chief of Religions, which Scopus ranked 20 among the 371 religion journals indexed in its 2016 citescore.

  • Dr. Jessica Flanigan receives 2017 ODK Faculty Member of the Year Award

    Dr. Jessican Flanigan, assistant professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics and law, was given the award for excellence as a motivator, mentor, and teacher.

  • Dr. Julian Hayter authors new book

    Dr. Julian Maxwell Hayter, assistant professor of leadership studies, authored The Dream is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia, published by University of Kentucky Press.

  • Dr. Peter Kaufman authors new book

    Dr. Peter Iver Kaufman, who holds the George Matthews & Virginia Brinkley Modlin Chair in Leadership Studies, authored Augustine's Leaders, published by Wipf & Stock Publishers.

  • Dr. Tamura Lomax honored at 2017 Words of Fire Conference

    Dr. Tamura A. Lomax, who is teaching Racing Scandal: Sports, Religion, Race & Gender this semester at the Jepson School, is one of 26 honorees at the 2017 Words of Fire Conference at Spelman College.

  • Dr. Thad Williamson appointed senior policy advisor to Richmond mayor

    Dr. Thad Williamson, Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law, will lend support to Richmond Mayor Levar M. Stoney as senior policy advisor. 

  • Shannon Best elected to VHBG Board of Governors

    Shannon Best, Manager, Community Programs, was elected to the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls Board of Governors.

  • Dean Sandra Peart co-authors new book

    Escape from Democracy: The Role of Experts and the Public in Economic Policy, co-authored by Dean Sandra J. Peart and David M. Levy, was published in December by Cambridge University Press.

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