Intercollegiate Studies Institute

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) is a nonprofit educational organization that promotes conservative thought on college campuses.[1][2] It lists the following six as its core beliefs: limited government, individual liberty, personal responsibility, the rule of law, free-market economics, and traditional Judeo-Christian values.[3]

Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Formation22 June 1953
TypeNonprofit educational organization
HeadquartersWilmington, Delaware
John A. Burtka IV
Board Chairman
Thomas Lynch

ISI was founded in 1953 by Frank Chodorov with William F. Buckley Jr. as its first president.[3] The organization sponsors lectures and debates on college campuses, publishes books and journals, provides funding and editorial assistance to a network of conservative and libertarian college newspapers, and finances graduate fellowships.[4]