March 6, 2015
Listening In

Listening In, hosted by WORLD's Warren Cole Smith, features extended conversations with newsmakers and thought leaders. “Our goal is to explore topics as thoughtfully as possible,” says WORLD's Chief Content Officer Nick Eicher.

The Listening In podcast is posted each Friday.

Read edited transcripts of Warren’s interviews.

A conversation with Dale Lunsford, president of LeTourneau University

LeTourneau University is unusual among Christian colleges for a number of reasons. First, its founder, R.G. LeTourneau was an industrialist and inventor with more than 300 patents to his credit, and he founded the school as a technical college, whereas the majority of Christian colleges got their start as liberal arts or Bible colleges. LeTourneau is also overwhelmingly male. More than 70 percent of its students are male, and more than 20 percent are African-American. One in six of the school’s 3000 undergraduates were homeschooled.

Dale Lunsford has been president of LeTourneau since 2007. This conversation took place at the National Religious Broadcasters’ conference in Nashville. 

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March 6, 2015