About the Program

The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) started in 2016 and is a collaboration between the Office of the Provost, the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research, the Institute for Leadership and Social Impact, and the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty. Over the course of nine months, participants take part in several activities —  workshops, small-group work, and coaching — to contribute to leadership development.

Eligibility for the program consists of faculty with the following ranks:

  • associate or full professor 
  • senior or principal research engineer, scientist, associate, technologist, or extension professional
  • senior or principal lecturer 
  • senior or principal academic professional; or 
  • librarian or archivist III or IV

If you are invited to participate in the 2024-2025 cohort, you will be expected to attend the mandatory off-site workshop on September 6 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. as well as 10 Friday sessions from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. held on campus (listed below). Please do not apply if you are unable to make the mandatory off-site workshop or unable to hold the following Fridays from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.:

  • September 20
  • October 4
  • October 25
  • November 1
  • December 6
  • January 17
  • January 31
  • February 21
  • March 7
  • March 28
  • April 18

Apply to the Cohort

The 9th cohort of the Emerging Leaders Program will commence in September 2024 and continue through the 2024-2025 academic year. Approximately 16 individuals will be selected.

Application Deadline: Tues. May 28 at noon

Nominate a Colleague for the Cohort

The 9th cohort of the Emerging Leaders Program will commence in September 2024. You are welcome to nominate a colleague for the program. Note that a nomination is not required to apply.

Nomination Deadline: Mon. May 20, 2024 at noon

ELP Recommendation Committee