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Higher Education

Presidents’ Session: The Future of Christian Higher Education

When: June 8, 2022, 1:00 pm - Wednesday

Where: Ezell 241 Dorris Swang Chapel

Session 1

Session Abstract

This session will explore what the future for Christian universities may look like in order for them to be considered not only viable options for students, but to also be viewed as national leaders in Christian higher education and to stand in front of the great ranks of higher education institutions in the world. This session will explore what the future needs of Christian higher education will be in respect to composition of boards of trustees, key leadership needs, faculty needs, academic programming, research, scholarship, enrollment trends, fundraising, endowments, etc.


Trace Hebert, Lipscomb University, Convener

  • Candice McQueen, Lipscomb University, President, Moderator
  • Joe Creech, Valparaiso University, Lilly Fellows Program Director
  • Joel E. Anderson, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Chancellor Emeritus,
  • Mike Adams, University of Georgia, President Emeritus
  • Keith Hinkle, Lipscomb University, Senior Vice President of Advancement
  • Brian Stogner, Rochester University, President

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James Cone with conferee at the CSC in 2017

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Pulitzer Prize winner Marilynne Robinson delivering the CSC plenary address

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Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), delivering the CSC plenary address.

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US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith delivering the CSC plenary address

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David Brooks engaging conferees during breakfast at the CSC

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