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Character in Leadership Program

University of Jamestown values its reputation for quality education, and therefore is committed through its Character in Leadership program to providing a broad and sound intellectual foundation that will enable its students to provide ethical leadership in an ever-changing world.

Program Admission

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Admission to the University
  • Limited to 30 new students each year
  • Application reviews begin in November

Character in Leadership Application


  • A minor in “Character in Leadership”
  • Specially designed leadership/ethics courses
  • Seminars for discussion and brainstorming
  • Group Service Projects
  • Off-campus team building experiences
  • Motivational speakers & guest lecturers
  • Development of individual future action plans
  • Development of improved leadership skills
  • Development of clarified personal values

Mission Statement

As an academic community dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge in an atmosphere of Christian love, University of Jamestown recognizes the need for leaders of integrity and courage who are actively concerned for the needs of our world. Through the Character in Leadership program we commit ourselves to assist students in the development of the knowledge, attitudes, values, and leadership skills that will enable them to live and to influence others to live with the sound character that naturally leads to service for the greater good of all.

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Liz Hunt
Liz Hunt, PhD
Department Chair
Director of Character in Leadership, Department of Religion and Philosophy, Chair of the Communication Department
701-252-3467 ext. 5598
Committed to helping you succeed — both in and out of the classroom.

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