Christian College Consortium President’s Office

CCC Brief Mission Statement

The mission of the Christian College Consortium (CCC) is to serve the cause of Christ in the world of higher education by encouraging and assisting members in the pursuit of their respective missions.

Welcome to the Christian College Consortium!

We hope you will find these pages helpful as you explore the opportunities and mission of the CCC.  Our singular goal is to serve one another in our common quest to provide the highest quality Christian liberal arts education.  To that end, if you have any questions, please let us know.  We’re here for you.

-Dr. Stan Gaede, PhD, President of the CCC

Brief Bio

Stan D. Gaede is currently the President of the Christian College Consortium and Scholar-in-Residence at Gordon College. Prior to assuming the presidency of the Consortium in 2008, he served ten years at Westmont College, first as Provost (1996-2001), and then as President (2001-2006). From 1974-1996 he was on the faculty at Gordon College, rising to the rank of full professor in 1985, and serving as department chair, division chair and provost (1993-1996). Dr. Gaede is a sociologist by training, focusing on the sociology of knowledge and the sociological intersection of history, philosophy and religion. He is the author of seven books and multiple articles, and a frequent speaker on college campuses, conferences and churches. His books include An Incomplete Guide to the Rest of Your Life and When Tolerance is No Virtue, both published by InterVarsity Press; and Life in the Slow Lane and For All Who Have Been Forsaken, published by Zondervan (Harper Collins).


BA, Westmont College; MA, California State University, Northridge; PhD, Vanderbilt University.

Assistant to the President

Judy Gaede, 978.468.1716; [email protected] or [email protected]