Signature Programs

Signature Programs

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Jepson Leadership Forum

The Jepson Leadership Forum features leading scholars, activists, and experts discussing hot-button issues. Recent forums focused on the promise and peril of digital media, the viability of democracy, and racial justice.

Gary McDowell

The Gary L. McDowell Institute

The Gary L. McDowell Institute invites scholars to share their insights on historical and contemporary issues relating to ethics, law, politics, and government.  

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Leader-in-Residence Program

Local, state, and national leaders make classroom and public presentations through the School’s Leader-in-Residence Program.  

The study of leadership ethics is foundational to the Jepson curriculum.