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Our Mission

The Claremont Institute for Process Studies promotes a process-relational worldview to advance wisdom, harmony, and the common good, and cultivates local initiatives to bring about an ecological civilization. These aims will be accomplished by fostering creative transformation through educational development, community collaboration, sustainable practices, and spiritual integration.

Our History

The Claremont Institute for Process Studies was established in 2019 as a non-profit corporation in the State of California, for the purpose of continuing the mission and legacy of the Center for Process Studies (CPS)--a Faculty Center of Claremont School of Theology (CST), established by John Cobb and David Griffin in 1973)--anticipating the relocation of CST and CPS beginning Summer 2019. The Claremont Institute for Process Studies (CIPS) is part of a family or process-relational organizations affiliated with the Center for Process Studies and the International Process Network.

Our Programs

The Claremont Institute for Process Studies works primarily with local SoCal partners to organize events, courses, and publications across a wide-range of issues, including...

  • Spirituality & Religion
  • Ecological Civilization
  • Education & Learning
  • Philosophy & Worldviews
  • Natural Sciences

Board of Directors

  • John B. Cobb, Jr.
  • John Fahey
  • Meijun Fan
  • John Gingrich - Chair
  • Ronald Hines
  • Michael Witmer

Board of Advisors

  • Pat Beiting
  • Elric Boardman
  • Dick Bunce
  • Ignacio Castuera
  • Louis Chase
  • John B. Cobb, Jr.
  • John Fahey
  • Meijun Fan
  • John Gingrich
  • Ronald Hines
  • Richard Livingston
  • Mark Longanacker
  • Jay McDaniel
  • Mario Seth Morales-Segura
  • Elaine Padilla
  • Richard Rose
  • Wm. Andrew Schwartz
  • Dick Tipping
  • Michael Witmer