Character in Leadership Program Application

The heart of the University of Jamestown Character in Leadership program is its academic core. Each student who participates will receive a minor in leadership.

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.

In addition to this program at the undergraduate level, University of Jamestown also offers a graduate-level program in leadership studies, an online master of arts in leadership.

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.

The program includes:

  • Minor in “Character in Leadership”
  • Specially designed leadership/ethics courses
  • Outside guest lecturers
  • Seminars for discussion and brainstorming

  • Retreats
  • Off-campus team building experiences
  • Motivational speakers

  • Group Service Projects
  • Development of individual future action plans

Students will graduate from the program with:

  • A leadership minor to enhance resume and graduate school application
  • Improved leadership skills
  • Clarified personal values
  • Long-term friendships with students committed to similar goals

Character in Leadership Factsheet

For more information contact:

Liz Hunt, MA
Director of Character in Leadership, Department of Religion and Philosophy, Co-Chair of the Communication Department

701-252-3467 ext. 5598

University of Jamestown at a glance

Financial Aid

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

Campus Demographics

Placement Rate

1,100 students from 30 states and 20 countries
(Undergraduate 2017)

Student to Faculty Ratio - 12:1