Educating Character Across the University: Conference

Past event
Wake Forest University, Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
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Character Education Conference,
Wake Forest University, North Carolina, USA

The Oxford Character Project is delighted to be co-hosting the conference, "Educating Character Across the University", alongside the Program for Leadership and Character at Wake Forest University, from 1st - 3rd December 2022. The conference will highlight promising work on character education in the university context and strengthen a community of scholars across institutions and academic communities. The event will feature presentations, panels, and workshops focused on integrating character into courses, designing character-related co-curricular programming, assessing character-related curricula and programs, and building a culture of character within colleges and universities.

The conference is aimed at educators and administrators from colleges and universities across the nation and the world. If you are interested in attending, the conference registration is now open and up to date information on transport, hotels and events is available via emailing


Schedule of Events

Dr. Cornel West, the author, activist, philosopher, public intellectual, and civil rights leader, will begin the conference at 6pm on Dec 1st at Wait Chapel, promising a lively and insightful start to proceedings.

The following two days will incorporate workshops, panels, and networking events at the Farrell Hall on the campus of Wake Forest University. Dr Edward Brooks and Dr Rebecca Parks of the Oxford Character Project will both feature in the programme of events with Dr Brooks speaking on "Seven Strategies for Educating Character in the University" alongside Dr Michael Lamb (WFU) and Dr Rebecca Parks will be presenting on "Assessing and Measuring Character".

Further details will be made available to attendees closer to the event.