Join us this fall for a series of powerful presentations celebrating and promoting an economically free and virtuous American society.

The Concordia Free Enterprise Center’s Economics, Politics, and Philosophy on the Bluff speaker series hosts nationally known thought leaders that attract large audiences of students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Join us for these exciting speaker events this fall:

Jason Brennan

September 19 | 6:00 p.m. (5:15 reception) | Robert W. Plaster Collaboratorium

“Get a Job and Pay More Taxes: What Utopophiles Must Say to the Western Poor.”

Jason Brennan in the Robert J. And Elizabeth Flanagan Family Professor of Strategy, Economics, Ethics, and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He is the author of 16 books, which have been translated 29 times, including Why Not Capitalism?, Markets Without Limits, and more.

Liberty, Faith, and Economics Summit

October 12 | 12:00-3:45 p.m./6:00-7:00 p.m.

Robert W. Plaster Collaboratorium & Concordia Center for Environmental Stewardship

“Is Capitalism Consistent with a Christian Identity?”

Keynote Speaker: Gov. Scott Walker

Jason Riley

October 26 | 6:00 p.m. (5:15 reception) | Todd Wehr Auditorium

“Why Thomas Sowell Matters”

Jason Riley is an opinion columnist at The Wall Street Journal, where his column, “Upward Mobility,” has run since 2016. He is also a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and provides television commentary for various news outlets.

John Koskinen

November 9 | 6:00 p.m. (5:15 reception) | Robert W. Plaster Collaboratorium

“An Update on the Wisconsin Economy”

John Koskinen serves as Chief Economist for the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. He has presented on Wisconsin’s economic outlook to various groups including state and regional economic development associations, colleges and universities, financial institutions, and trade associations. He is a frequent commentator on the Wisconsin economy for a variety of media outlets throughout the state and the country.

Want in?

The Batterman School of Business at Concordia University Wisconsin offers a complete range of business education programs and degrees including associate’s and bachelor’s degrees for undergraduate and accelerated adult students, licensures, and certifications. Graduate programs include our highly ranked Master’s of Business Administration (with 13 concentrations), Master’s in Leadership, Accountancy, Business Analytics and a Doctor of Business Administration.

Business undergraduate students also participate in the Concordia Core, a rigorous, liberal arts curriculum integrated with Lutheran distinctives