New Institute to Prep University Leaders
A new institute at the University of Arizona is gearing up to prepare the next generation of higher education leaders at a time when the UA and other schools across the nation are facing significant challenges.
With the help of outside donations, President Robert N. Shelton has established the UA Academic Leadership Institute, which will be dedicated to teaching leadership skills to UA faculty, department heads, associate deans, shared governance leaders (such as faculty senators) and other emerging campus leaders.
The institute – a partnership of the Provost’s Office, Human Resources, and the Office of the President – will help existing campus leaders hone their leadership skills as well as prepare campus employees who aspire to hold administrative positions.
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