The Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University works to enhance public understanding of the most important issues relating to faith, family, and freedom.
As part of this endeavor, the Institute focuses its efforts on conducting research, analyzing public policy options, and sponsoring seminars, conferences, and other activities that involve students, faculty, staff, and outside experts. The University’s Strategic Priorities guide the Centennial Institute and all sponsored activities.
The Centennial Institute was established in 2009 and is directed by Jeff Hunt, reporting to CCU Chancellor Dr. Donald Sweeting.
The Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization that does not endorse or oppose any candidate or political party for public office.
Centennial Institute sponsors research, events, and publications to enhance public understanding of the most important issues facing our state and nation. By proclaiming Truth, we aim to foster faith, family, and freedom, teach citizenship, and renew the spirit of 1776.
Learn more about our issues and publications.
The Director of the Centennial Institute is Jeff Hunt, a leading conservative voice in Colorado and the nation. Dr. Donald Sweeting, Chancellor of Colorado Christian University, serves as the Institute’s Chairman. Learn more about the Centennial Institute’s Staff and Fellows.
Centennial Institute’s work is guided by the Strategic Priorities of Colorado Christian University, among which are:
The Centennial Institute operates because of the partnership and generosity of our supporters.
With your help, we can provide research, publications, and events to speak into the thought-life of our nation and train up the next generation of statesmen and stateswomen.
Colorado Christian University (CCU) is located in Lakewood, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. Founded in 1914, CCU is the flagship Christian university in the Rocky Mountain region. A leader in higher education, the University is consistently ranked in the top 2 percent of colleges nationwide for its core curriculum by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni.
CCU offers undergraduate and graduate degrees for traditional and adult students through its College of Undergraduate Studies and College of Adult and Graduate Studies. More than 8,000 students attend the University on the main campus, in regional centers throughout Colorado, and online. CCU is an NCAA Division II university in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC). Visit the CCU Home Page.