David Wilson and Donna Howard of Morgan State University lead discussion
MLI program participants in a breakout discussion
Ibram X. Kendi and John S. Wilson Jr.
Photo Credit: Lisa Helfert for AASCU
On June 2-5, the
22 higher education leaders named to the 2022 Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI) gathered at AASCU’s office in Washington, D.C., for four days of programming designed to develop the next generation of college presidents. This year’s enhanced MLI program under the leadership of Executive Director John S.
Wilson Jr. informed and empowered our 2022 MLI cohort to be better, more egalitarian leaders, attuned to the imperatives of a full promise of democracy. Our weekend of training focused on the themes of:
We want to say a special thank you to our MLI faculty of alumni, AASCU presidents, and consultants who volunteered their time and expertise to invest in the next generation of college presidents.
The cohort will continue to meet virtually for more impactful programming through March of 2023 and will be paired with a mentor and coach to further their professional development.
“Profoundly transformational, eye-opening, and edifying! Thank you. I deeply appreciate being exposed to such an outstanding group of presenters and colleagues. I am changed for the better.”
“Epiphany after epiphany…excellent! Great use of my time.”
“I felt like I had the privilege of sitting at the various presidents’ kitchen tables and hearing the real and authentic conversations.”
MLI 2022 Cohort