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Hillsdale College

Hillsdale College is a private, conservative Christian college in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. According to its website, its liberal arts curriculum is based on the Western heritage as a product of both the Greco-Roman culture and the Judeo-Christian tradition. Hillsdale requires every student, regardless of major, to complete a core curriculum that includes courses on the Great Books and the U.S. Constitution. The college declines to accept federal financial support, but depends heavily on donations from major donors.


Hillsdale, Michigan


Richard EbelingLudwig von Mises Professor of Economics, 1988-2003

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Hillsdale College is a small, Christian, classical liberal arts college in southern Michigan that operates independently of government funding. Our students represent each of the fifty states and more than a dozen foreign countries, and drawn to the challenge of a Hillsdale education, they grow in heart and mind by studying timeless truths in a supportive community dedicated to the highest things.


A Call to Activism, by Margit von Mises, The Free Market, Jun 1984
Speech delivered 27 Feb 1984 at a Mises Institute dinner in her honor; relates how she wrote My Years With Ludwig von Mises, then calling her late husband, Ludwig von Mises, an "activist of the mind" and encouraging others to become likewise
[Ludwig von Mises] stimulated the interest, and then the understanding of all the people he met. And he did even more. He stimulated them to action ... Out of [the Foundation for Economic Education] came great men like ... George Roche, who is now president of Hillsdale College, which shelters the Ludwig von Mises Library, and who heads his own Shavano Institute in Colorado, never asking for help from the government.
Paul Poirot, RIP, by Gary North, 21 Feb 2006
Memorial essay, focusing mostly on Poirot's role as editor of The Freeman
Based on my articles, 1967-71, Read hired me in 1971 to replace George Roche. Roche had just been appointed president of Hillsdale College. He immediately hired Lew Rockwell to imitate Poirot's strategy, using a newsletter, Imprimis, as a Freeman substitute: a free publication used to generate donations. It became the most financially successful newsletter in history, raising hundreds of millions of dollars for a college whose faculty was not as committed to the free market as Imprimis was.

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