Holloran Center

for Ethical Leadership in the Professions

Partnerships: Law or Business Schools

Center for Ethical Business Cultures at the University of St Thomas
The Center for Ethical Business Cultures (CEBC) assists leaders in creating ethical and profitable business cultures at the enterprise, community and global levels. CEBC adds value for its member companies and the community by: Creating and Delivering Services to business; Building Awareness of the critical importance of ethical business cultures; Educating the Next Generation of Business Leaders, in collaboration with its university partner ― the University of St. Thomas; and Fostering Research into critical aspects of the creation of ethical business cultures.

Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business at Notre Dame University
The center seeks to strengthen the Judeo-Christian ethical foundations in business and public policy decisions by fostering dialogue among academic and corporate leaders, as well as by research and publications. The center also helps to coordinate and integrate the teaching of ethics throughout the business curriculum at Notre Dame.

Center for Public Leadership: John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
At the heart of CPL’s mission is the enhancement of leadership teaching and research. By creating opportunities for reflection and discovery for students, scholars, and practitioners from different disciplines, sectors, cultures, and nations, CPL promotes a dynamic exchange of ideas. To be effective, a leader must combine the tools of strategic, financial, and policy analysis with self-understanding and an appreciation for the way their behavior influences others in the organization.

Emory Center for Ethics
The Emory Center for Ethics exists to enrich moral imagination, to deepen the knowledge of ethics, to engage in scholarly research on ethics, and to encourage the practical application of ethical thinking in decision-making across the professions, in business, in politics, and in everyday life. The Center for Ethics is committed to being a national leader, recognized for excellence in ethics research, education and outreach.

Ethics Institute at Dartmouth College
The Ethics Institute exists to foster the study and teaching of ethics throughout the Dartmouth community, at the undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. Institute interests: applied and professional ethics ranging from medical, business, legal, and engineering ethics, to the ethics of teaching and research.

Georgetown's Center for the Study of the Legal Profession
The Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at Georgetown Law is devoted to promoting interdisciplinary scholarship on the profession informed by an awareness of the dynamics of modern practice; providing students with a sophisticated understanding of the opportunities and challenges of a modern legal career; and furnishing members of the bar, particularly those in organizational decision-making positions, broad perspectives on trends and developments in practice.

Greenleaf Center
The Greenleaf Center promotes the understanding and practice of servant leadership. The Center holds conferences, publishes books and materials, sponsors speakers and seminars, and provides information and services for its members. Robert K. Greenleaf founded the Center in 1964.The Greenleaf Center nurtures colleagues and institutions by providing opportunities to share thoughts and ideas about Servant Leadership; publishes and shares resources on Servant Leadership; and helps servant leaders connect in a network of mutual learning.

Harvard Law School: Program on the Legal Professions
The mission of the Program on the Legal Profession is to increase understanding of the structures and norms of the legal profession and to make a genuine and substantial contribution to the modern practice of law. The Program's work is organized around three key objectives, each of which relates to and supports the other. First, it conducts world-class empirical research on some of the most difficult, cutting-edge issues facing the profession today. Second, it examines the way in which law schools teach and prepare future lawyers – now law students – for their chosen career and develops innovative teaching methods and materials. Third, it works to build bridges between the academy and the profession and to foster an ongoing dialogue between them

Hendrickson Institute for Applied Ethics: St. Mary's University
The Hendrickson Institute strives to: encourage and develop creative, ethical and globally oriented leaders; offer programs that integrate leadership models and ethical principles; and infuse leaders with an appreciation of morals, spirituality and free enterprise. The Hendrickson Institute is founded on the belief that it is possible to develop and educate individuals to lives of ethical leadership and to strive for virtuousness.

Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism
The Henry Latimer Center is a subsection of the Florida Bar. The Center focuses on promoting professionalism in law schools, the judiciary, and The Bar membership. The center's mission is to promote the fundamental ideals and values of the justice system within the legal system, and to instill those ideals of character, competence, and commitment in all those persons serving therein.

Institute for Business and Professional Ethics at DePaul University
The purpose of the IBPE is to encourage ethical deliberation in decision-makers by stirring the moral conscience, encouraging moral imagination, and developing models for moral decision-making. As part of that purpose, one of our objectives is to provide a forum for exploring and furthering ethical practices in business organizations in the Chicago area and at DePaul with programs for our students, faculty, and the business community.

Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics at Hofstra University
Hofstra's Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics (ISLE) serves as a research center for the study of legal ethics issues. In addition to offering courses in professional responsibility, ISLE sponsors speakers, conferences, and symposiums and also provides opportunities for student and faculty research.

John A. Ryan Institute
The Center's mission is to enhance and revitalize the Catholic character and identity of the University of St Thomas in particular and to contribute to the renewal of the Catholic intellectual tradition worldwide. The John A. Ryan Institute explores the relationship between the Catholic social tradition and business theory and practice by fostering a deeper integration of faith and work.

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University
Center staff and scholars work with executives from major companies to analyze real world ethical issues in business and to develop innovative tools and programs to address them. The Center works with faculty, staff, students, community leaders, and the public to address ethical issues more effectively in teaching, research, and action.

Mercer Center of Legal Ethics and Professionalism
Mercer’s Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism seeks to engage members of the bench and bar, students, faculty, and the surrounding community with outreach educational activities and services designed around improving professionalism in students, lawyers, and judges.

National Institute for Teaching Excellence and Professionalism
The NIFTEP is a consortium of the following five nationally-recognized centers on ethics and professionalism: The Louis Stein Center for Law & Ethics at Fordham University; The Mercer University School of Law Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism; The Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Center on Professionalism at the University of South Carolina; The Stanford Center on Ethics; The W. Lee Burge Endowment for Law & Ethics at Georgia State University. 

Regent Center for Ethical Formation & Legal Education Reform

The Center for Ethical Formation & Legal Education Reform coordinates the program and resources Regent Law has committed to developing students’ professional identities. It accentuates Regent Law’s expertise in providing practical training that develops in students the practical judgment important to the practice of law. The Center’s goal is to produce lawyers who have an understanding of the nature and purpose of the legal profession and are committed to the ethical practice of law.

SAIP Institute
The SAIP Institute fosters ethically responsible business conduct by promoting and developing the Self-Assessment and Improvement Process (SAIP), a tool that enables organizations to appraise and enhance their performance on questions of corporate ethics, governance, and social responsibility. The Institute also extends the SAIP method to new applications, and catalyzes research and the development of educational materials on the subject of institutionalizing ethical conduct within organizations.

Stanford Center on the Legal Profession
The Stanford Center on the Legal Profession, founded in 2008, supports research, teaching, programs and public policy initiatives on crucial issues facing the bar. Building on the legacy of its predecessor, the Keck Center on Legal Ethics and the Legal Profession, the Center focuses on issues of professional responsibility and the structure of legal practice. Central concerns include how to enhance access to justice, sustain ethical values, improve bar regulatory structures, and effectively respond to the changing dynamics of legal workplaces.

State Bar of Georgia Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism
The mission of the Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism is to support and encourage lawyers to exercise the highest levels of professional integrity in their relationships with their clients, other lawyers, the courts, and the public and to fulfill their obligations to improve the law and the legal system and to ensure access to that system.

Stein Center for Law and Ethics
The Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics endeavors to make ethics and public service integral to the study and practice of law. The Stein Center seeks to engage the entire legal community in a dialogue about the role and significance of ethical norms in the face of rapid societal, technological, and professional changes.

Thomas M. Cooley Law School: Center for Ethics, Service, and Professionalism
Cooley’s Center for Ethics, Service, and Professionalism is dedicated to the following ideals: Lead by modeling and teaching ethics, Foster and encourage service, Practice professionalism, and Commit to our communities. By creating a culture of professionalism in the law school, Cooley intends to foster the highest caliber of relationships between the Cooley community and the legal and local communities. To this end, the Center for Ethics, Service, and Professionalism has launched and maintains many initiatives to ensure students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to achieve this goal and have many opportunities to do so.

Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Management
The mission of Wharton’s Center for Leadership and Change Management is to 1) stimulate basic research and practical application in the area of leadership and change, 2) foster an understanding of how to develop organizational leadership, and 3) support the leadership development agendas of the Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania.