Presidential Colloquium

The Presidential Colloquium, initiated in 2013 by President John Knapp, is a recurring lecture series that brings prominent internationally known thinkers to Hope to share their insights on the academy, leadership and global civic engagement.

David Brooks, 2015

Author and New York Times Columnist
“The Value and Relevance of a Faith-Based Liberal Arts Education in the 21st Century”

David Brooks speaks at Hope College

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Scott Aughenbaugh, fall 2014

Center for Strategic and International Studies
“Our World in 2035: Seven Revolutionary Trends That Will Change Everything”

 Scott Aughenbaugh Presidential Colloquium

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Professor H. Russel Botman, spring 2014

Rector and Vice Chancellor, Stellenbosch University
“Our World in 2035: Seven Revolutionary Trends That Will Change Everything”

Professor H Russel  Botman

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Dr. Richard Carwardine, 2013

President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford
"Abraham Lincoln and the Lessons of Leadership"

Dr. Richard Carwardine

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