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Academic Leadership Institute for 2018-2019

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for the ninth cohort of the Academic Leadership Institute. Applications are due Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

The Institute provides a year-long series of workshops, individual self-assessments, and collaborative discussions led by national experts in the area of leadership development. Full-day workshops are complemented by morning programs with University and community leaders. This program demonstrates the University of Arizona’s commitment to enhancing the capacity of current and emerging leaders, and has been recognized as a national model.

Since its launch during the 2010-11 academic year, 200 faculty, appointed professionals, department heads, senior administrators, and campus leaders have attended the Institute. A significant number of Institute fellows have been tapped to lead key projects and promoted into new leadership roles – and many point to the Institute as opening these new opportunities.

Please consider applying for this career development opportunity. Applications must include a letter of recommendation from a writer who can speak to the applicants’ leadership potential. Letters from department heads, deans, and vice presidents are encouraged. For more information and application details, visit

2018-2019 Program Dates

August 9 and August 10, 2018

Building Your Personal Leadership Profile (two days)

September 21, 2018

Leadership in Action (morning workshop)

October 19, 2018

Achieving Agreements (all day)

November 9, 2018

Cultivating Allies and Expanding Influence (all day)

January 18, 2019

Leadership in Action (morning workshop)

February 15, 2019

Creativity and Innovation (all day)

March 15, 2019

Leadership in Action (morning workshop)

April 12, 2019

Practical Applications of Leadership (all day)