ABOUT COLLEGE PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE

OUR MISSION

The mission of the Collegiate Public Forum League is to expand accessible debate opportunities to college students around the country.

EQUITY STATEMENT

The Collegiate Public Forum League adheres to the Equity Statement of the NSDA:

 

The National Speech & Debate Association is committed to modeling and fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion for all speech and debate communities.

 

We are continuously transforming our organization to reflect and operationalize the values of equity, integrity, respect, leadership, and service.

 

We will take responsibility.

We will heed, learn, and evolve.

We will work conscientiously to model and foster an inclusive and equitable speech and debate experience for all.

CPFL COMMITEE

Dave Arnett, University of Kentucky

Adrienne Brovero, University of Mary Washington

Steve Clemmons, Foothill College

Benjamin Hagwood, NSDA Vancouver and BL Education Consulting

David Cram Helwich, University of Minnesota

David Huston, NSDA Board of Directors

Brian Manuel, Stanford University

ML Sandoz, Vanderbilt University
Adam Symonds, Arizona State University

 

Working Groups

Over the next few months working groups will cover a number of areas including topic, procedure, program building, and classroom debate. Interested students and coaches are invited to sign up for different groups using this form.

 

MEMBERSHIP

Arizona State University

Adam Symonds

asymonds@asu.edu

 

Foothill College

Steve Clemons

clemmonssteven@fhda.edu

Georgia Tech University

debateteam@gatech.edu

Idaho State University

Sarah T. Partlow Lefevre

partsara@isu.edu

Simpson College

Spencer Waugh

spencer.waugh@simpson.edu

 

Stanford University

Brian Manuel

bmanuel@stanford.edu

 

Texas A&M University

Brianna Byrd

aggies.deb8@gmail.com

 

University of California, San Diego

Robert Campbell

rhcampbell@ucsd.edu

 

University of Kentucky

Dave Arnett

david.arnett@uky.edu

 

University of Mary Washington

Adrienne Brovero

adri.debate@gmail.com

 

University of Minnesota

David Cram-Helwich

helwi012@umn.edu

Vanderbilt University

M.L. Sandoz

ML.Sandoz@vanderbilt.edu