• About CI

    About Us

    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 Institute and all sponsored activities are guided by the University’s strategic objectives.


    The 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. Read More: What We Are and Are Not.


    Director of the Centennial Institute is John Andrews, a leading conservative voice in our state and nation since the 1970s. Chairman of the Institute is William L. Armstrong, President of Colorado Christian University and a former US Senator. Learn more about the Institute Leadership and Fellows.

    The Centennial Review

    Centennial Review is the Institute’s monthly speech digest, mailed free of charge upon request to friends of faith, family, and freedom. The premiere issue, May 2009, features Christian economist Paul Cleveland.

    About Colorado Christian University

    With a heritage dating back to 1914, Colorado Christian University is committed to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, professionally, and spiritually. As the only member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities located in the mainline Rocky Mountains region, and just a few minutes from downtown Denver, CCU is uniquely positioned to offer students a distinctive variety of educational opportunities and experiences. CCU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs designed to equip students to become leaders in their careers, communities, families, and in the world. CCU students are enrolled at the main campus near Denver and at satellite locations throughout Colorado. Read CCU Profile.