The Presidency at Saint Leo


Saint Leo President “delighted” to host the only presidential debate

The eyes of the nation will be trained on Saint Leo University for this year’s one and only presidential debate, and University President James Lennox is “delighted” to “demonstrate to the world our Saint Leo core values of respect, personal development, integrity, excellence, responsible stewardship and community.”

After both candidates agreed to only one debate, a national search for a suitable venue put Saint Leo University as one of the three candidates, and finally the unanimous pick by the Council for Presidential Debates. In recent elections, Florida has served as a lynchpin vote, predicting the winning candidate in 9 of the last 10 presidential elections.

According to Lennox, “debate and free political discourse are essential to democracy and who we are as Americans, so it is a great honor for saint Leo to become a part of national history.”

The presidential debate will be held on Monday, November 7 at 5:00 at the Saint Leo University Campus.