The Johnson Program
The Johnson Program in Leadership and Integrity
The Johnson Program in Leadership and Integrity is one of the nation's most ambitious efforts to elevate access to and engagement within higher education. The program:
- Awards at least full-tuition, room and board merit scholarships to approximately 10% of the incoming class each year;
- Provides grant funding for current students to engage in self-directed research or independent summer study;
- Supports lectures and programming that bring serious scholars in leadership and integrity to campus;
- Endows faculty positions in disciplines related to leadership and integrity.
More than a scholarship
The Johnson Scholarship
Funding for Opportunity and Enhancement
Lecture and Symposia Series
Endowed Faculty Chairs
Meet the Endowed FacultyIn addition to providing scholarships and opportunity funding for students, the Johnson Program supports two full-time faculty positions, one in the Williams School of Commerce, Economics and Politics and one in The College.
Jeffrey P. Shay Rupert H. Johnson, Jr. Professor of Entrepreneurship and Leadership
Shay teaches courses in entrepreneurship, leadership and strategic management. He leads the entrepreneurship program that now includes the Venture Club, the Entrepreneurship Summit, and the Entrepreneurship Internship Program.
Nicolaas A. Rupke Johnson Professor of History
Rupke teaches courses in the history of “science, politics and the public good,” dealing with animal behavior as it relates to human morality, with Darwin and his critics, scientists as political leaders, and medical history.