Conferences and Events

The Leadership Institute is home to variety of initiatives offering opportunities for our students and the community to engage in leadership and learning in a variety of contexts. Current offerings include conferences and trainings in the areas of group relations, women's leadership, peace leadership and many others.

Leadership for Change

The Leadership Institute offers two group relations conferences each year. These conferences, titled Leadership for Change, have varied themes for each offering.

  • Leadership for Change - July 17 - 19, 2015
  • Leadership for Change - January 15 - 18, 2016

Women's Leadership Academy

Leadership Conversations Project 

Students interested in these workshops may earn graduate credit by enrolling in LEAD 581 and completing required assignments and attending additional course meetings when required.  Check the USD course schedule for details.

Leadership Institute Colloquium 

The colloquia are monthly gatherings of faculty and graduate students to share their current research or
conceptual work and engage in scholarly dialogue.  All are welcome.  Please email if you plan to attend.

Mondays, 3 - 4:30 pm

  • September 28, 2015 --Dr. Terri Monroe - Room 131
    • Reflections on a sabbatical
  • October 19, 2015-- Dr. Nick Ladany, Dean of SOLES - Room 131
    • Linking psychology and leadership
  • November 16, 2015-- Veronica Garza and Maria Kelly Horsley - Room 131
    • Institute for Entrepreneurship in Education, Leadership in districts launching technology initiatives
  • December 14, 2015-- Dr. Lorri Sulpizio - Room 131 
    • Gender and leadership: Voice and power
  • February 8, 2016 -- speaker pending
    • Topic to be announced
  • March 14, 2016 -- to be announced
  • April 11, 2016 -- to be announced
  • May 9, 2016 -- to be announced


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