Early- to mid-career academic and administrative emerging leaders who are exploring opportunities to advance to mid-level administrative positions.
The 2022 Emerging Leaders Program will take place from June to December 2022.
Programming will be delivered in a blended format, including:
The cohort is limited to 30 participants.
ELP is designed to prepare the next generation of higher education administrators to be effective leaders; to view every decision through a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens; and to further their institutions’ path to equitable student success.
Applications for the 2022 cohort are due Friday, February 11, 2022, and must include:
These materials can be submitted in four
separate documents, we do not require that applications are combined
into one file. All applicants will be notified in early March.
Experience in ELP allows participants to determine where they fit in the academy and to envision what their career path might look like, including a concrete next step. Participants graduate with the skills, connections, and support necessary to navigate the transition to administrative roles and also gain a national
network of motivated peers.
Additionally, ELP provides the opportunity for participants to assess their individual leadership style and strengths and to apply the skills learned in the instructional portion of the program to a project/initiative on their home campus over the course of the
The 2022 program will cover the following topic areas:
ELP has convened an impressive faculty of current and former presidents, chancellors, and subject matter experts.
Participants will lead a project or initiative at their home campuses over the course of the 2022 academic year, under the guidance of a designated mentor.
Click here to review project mentor guidelines.
Examples of university projects include the following:
The registration fee covers program administration, meals during the in-person intensive, and all materials.
Scholarships are available to accepted applicants from qualifying institutions.
Register no later than April 1, 2022.
Cancellations received in writing by March 15 will receive a full refund. Cancellations received by April 4 will incur the above administrative fees. Refunds are not available for cancellations after April 4. Email Susannah Rodrigue at
firstname.lastname@example.org and include “ELP Cancellation” in the subject line.
Refunds are processed 30 days from date of cancellation.
Kathleen ScottVice President for Leadership Development and Partnerships
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