The Center on Ethics serves to inform the San José State community of pressing ethical issues in public and private life. Its activities include lectures, workshops, and conferences in addition to supporting teaching and research across the disciplines.

About Us

Founded in 1987, the Center on Ethics is a non-profit organization devoted to the study of business and professional ethics, and matters of social responsibility.


Discover the initiatives hosted by the Center on Ethics and how the center works to solve the world's most pressing issues.


Learn about past and upcoming events, including the annual Francis T. Villemain lecture. The lecture brought world-class scholars to SJSU to offer new perspectives on the nexus between education and democracy.


Donate to the Center of Ethics and help us continue our vital work of informing SJSU students of pressing ethical issues.