The Jefferson Council was formed to pursue the following goals:

  1. Promote free speech, civil dialogue and intellectual diversity throughout the University.
  2. Preserve the Jefferson Legacy.
  3. Preserve the appearance of the Lawn as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and
  4. Support and reinvigorate the Honor System.

The Jefferson Council is organized as a Virginia nonstock, nonprofit corporation, and it is governed by a board of directors.

Read The Jefferson Council bylaws.