Character in Leadership conference set at JCJamestown College’s seventh annual Character in Leadership Fall Conference will feature a keynote address by Dr. William Robinson, president emeritus at Whitworth University.
Jamestown College’s seventh annual Character in Leadership Fall Conference will feature a keynote address by Dr. William Robinson, president emeritus at Whitworth University.
The conference is Oct. 4 in the Reiland Fine Arts Center on the college’s campus.
Admission is free and open to the public. Seats can be reserved by calling the box office at 701-252-3467 ext. 5435, sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or clicking on “Community” and “Reiland Box Office” at the Jamestown College home page, www.jc.edu. Seating for the public is limited.
At 6:30 p.m., attendees will select from two workshop sessions. April Fairfield Delap, senior policy analyst for the North Dakota Economic Policy Project, will present “Leading with Character.” Dr. Thomas Johnson, associate professor of history-political science at Jamestown College, will present “Principles, Pragmatism, and Power: Democracy and the Dilemmas of Leadership.”
Robinson’s keynote address, “Paradoxical Leadership: From Pennsylvania Avenue to the Nafus,” will follow at 7:30 p.m. in DeNault Auditorium.
Robinson is the author of “Leading from the Middle: The Universal Mission of Heart and Mind” and “Incarnate Leadership: 5 Leadership Lessons from the Life of Jesus.” He appeals to leaders to lead from the middle as a means to transform their organizations.
The Character in Leadership Program is sponsored by the Edson and Margaret Larson Foundation and in part by the Tom and Francis Leach Foundation.