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Leading with a Racial & Social Justice Lens Institute for Senior Level Campus Leaders™

June 13 - June 16

Registration for this Institute will open in Summer 2020!

13 – 16 June 2021

Institute Overview:

Increased activism, student demands for more inclusive environments, and systemic structures of oppression require 21st century university leaders to be more emotionally intelligent and responsive to emergent campus issues. The times demand courageous leaders. Join other senior leaders engaged in this important work to build your capacity so that you can comfortably engage racial justice and decolonization, confident in your knowing and competent in your engagement, and ready to continue leading your campus, staff, and students through challenging times.

The workshop will:

  • Identify the knowledge, skill and awareness necessary for culturally competent leadership
  • Deepen emotional intelligence and the capacity to be responsive, empathic and authentic
  • Engage leaders in powerful personal transformation with senior colleagues
  • Provide strategies to help senior leaders in student affairs lead their campuses in challenging times
  • With greater self-awareness, and facility with the tools to develop a culturally competent response plan, participants will grow in confidence about leading their institutions through challenging times with competence and humanity.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Deeper ability to embrace vulnerability as a skill to engage across difference
  • Enhance skills of introspection as a method of racial healing
  • Identify realistic goals for change at the personal, divisional and institutional levels
  • Deepen one’s skills in leading with a lens of racial inclusion at the forefront

Tentative Schedule at a Glance:

Sunday, 13 June

2:00pm     Institute Opening

6:00pm     Institute Dinner

7:00pm     First Cohort Meeting

Monday, 14 June

8:30am    Breakfast

9:00am     Morning Sessions

12:00pm     Lunch

1:00pm     Afternoon Sessions

5:00pm    Free Evening

Tuesday, 15 June

8:30am     Breakfast

9:00am     Morning Sessions

12:00pm     Lunch

1:00pm     Afternoon Sessions

5:00pm     Free Evening

Wednesday, 16 June

8:30am     Breakfast

9:00am     Morning Sessions

12:00pm    Lunch (with APLU Council on Student Affairs Participants

1:00pm     Closing Keynote (with APLU Council on Student Affairs ParticipantsInstitute Concludes

*Meals included are dinner Sunday, breakfast and lunch Monday and Tuesday, and breakfast on Wednesday. Dinner on Monday and Tuesday are on your own.


June 13
June 16
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