Integrating Faith with Academic Work: Lessons from Research and Life

Dates: June 25 to 28, 2020 (Cancelled)

All faculty are welcome. Spouses and children are also invited to attend.

Conference Details: 

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Sessions will cover the following topics: 

  • Bringing faith into work 
  • Bringing academic work outside the university 
  • Spiritual practices for faculty in the busy workplace


  • Elaine Howard Ecklund is the Director of the Religion and Public Life Program at Rice University and a Professor of Sociology. Ecklund is a sociologist of religion, immigration, and science who examines how individuals bring changes to religious and scientific institutions.  

  • Denise Daniels is a Professor of Management at Seattle Pacific University. Denise regularly consults and provides executive coaching services and leadership development training in organizational contexts.  

Enjoy hiking in the mountains? Need a day of retreat?

Come a day early on Wednesday, June 24 and enjoy the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains!

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The Blue Ridge Faculty Conference is hosted by InterVarsity’s Graduate and Faculty Ministries (GFM).