President's Leadership Academy

Expectations for President's Leadership Academy

Attend all sessions, complete assigned reading, and attend an SUU leadership meeting: Faculty Senate, Deans Council, President's Council, Staff Association, SUU Board of Trustees, or Regent Meetings.

Meetings for President's Leadership Academy Participants

During the first meeting in August, participants will engage in an off-campus orientation.

President's Leadership Academy Schedule 2018 - 2019

August 16

All Day


Kickoff

PLA orientation, book discussions, self-assessment and follow-up, Back Up the Mountain leadership exercise, “Find Your Why” understanding university decision making, higher education leadership group activity


Brian Head


September 5

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Developing Personal Leadership Qualities

Acting like a leader, humility in leadership, effective delegation, critical/crucial conversations, handling conflict


Charles Hunter


September 20

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Leadership Epistemology: When You Understand, You Know What to Do


Chapter 1: Opportunities and Challenges in Academic Leadership

Chapter 2: Sense-Making and the Power of Reframing


Charles Hunter


October 3

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Creating a Team Oriented Focus and Culture

Motivation of self/team, initiative, building team


Charles Hunter


October 18

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Leadership Epistemology: When You Understand, You Know What to Do and Reframing Leadership Challenges


Chapter 3: Knowing What You’re Doing: Learning, Authenticity, and Theories for Action

Chapter 4: Building Clarity and Capacity: Leader as Analyst and Architect


Charles Hunter


October TBA

5:30 - 7:30 pm


PLA Social


TBA


November 7

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Setting Goals and Developing Visions


Alumni House


November 15

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Reframing Leadership Challenges


Chapter 5: Respecting and Managing Differences: Leaders as Compassionate Politicians

Chapter 6: Fostering a Caring and Productive Campus: Leader as Servant, Catalyst, and Coach


Charles Hunter


January 16

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Establishing Strategic Plans and Aligning Resources, Budgeting


Charles Hunter


January 31

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Reframing Leadership Challenges and Sustaining Higher Education Leaders: Courage and Hope


Chapter 7: Keeping Faith and Celebrating the Mission: Leader as Prophet and Artist

Chapter 8: Managing Conflict


Charles Hunter


February 6

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Understanding Legal and Ethical Issues in Leadership


Charles Hunter


February 21

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Sustaining Higher Education Leaders: Courage and Hope


Chapter 9: Leading from the Middle

Chapter 10: Leading Difficult People


Charles Hunter


March 6

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Sustaining Personnel, Diversity and Inclusion

Recruitment, retention, and collaboration


Charles Hunter


March 21

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Sustaining Higher Education Leaders: Courage and Hope


Chapter 11: Managing Your Boss

Chapter 12: Sustaining Health and Vitality


Alumni House


April 3

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Building and Maintaining the University

Planning structure


Vermillion Cliffs


April 18

2:30 - 4:30 pm


Sustaining Higher Education Leaders: Courage and Hope and Epilogue: The Sacred Nature of Academic Leadership


Chapter 13: Feeding the Soul Epilogue


Charles Hunter


April 18

TBA


Closing Social


TBA