Leadership Institute

The Leadership Institute was established in 2001 to provide educational programs, research opportunities and a learning community dedicated to the preparation and support of leaders of character from a variety of professions.


The mission of the Leadership Institute (the Institute) is to improve the study and practice of leadership so that individuals, organizations and communities can better meet the adaptive challenges facing them. The Institute will accomplish this mission by promoting: (1) significant innovative research aimed at enhancing the understanding of the dynamics of leadership and authority in groups as well as research into effective ways of teaching and learning leadership capability; (2) engaging the field of practice by providing an integrated set of educational offerings including undergraduate and graduate courses, conferences and executive programs for practitioners.

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