Office of the Provost

UT Leadership Institute

The Office of the Provost is now accepting applications for the fourth year of The University of Toledo Leadership Institute (UTLI).

This is an opportunity designed to help prepare future academic leaders.  

Participation in the institute is open to faculty at all levels, including lecturers, who aspire to be administrators; as well as current chairs and associate or assistant deans who would like to assume a greater level of leadership responsibility at some point in their careers. 

Participants in the Institute will acquire broad perspectives and knowledge of higher education, leadership and careers paths. Discussions will address a range of issues such as the administrative structure of higher education, leadership styles, critical issues facing administrators, funding, diversity and inclusion. 

The 2019 institute will convene in September, 2019 and consist of eight monthly sessions, concluding in May, 2020. Selected participants will meet once per month to discuss various aspects of leadership in higher education. Presentations and discussions will be facilitated by current members of the UT leadership team and invited speakers. Participation will be limited to 15 faculty members and the monthly meetings will be scheduled for Friday mornings from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. 

Application  

Click here to apply to the UToledo Leadership Institute 

To be considered for participation in the UT Leadership Institute, you will need to submit:  

  • a letter of application,  
  • a copy of your current CV and   
  • a form signed by your chair and dean supporting your application for this program.                                         

Your letter of application should include a narrative describing your interest in  future leadership opportunities as well as information regarding past and current leadership roles. Past or current leadership experiences are not limited to those  at our university and may include your engagement in external organizations.                  

Please download and complete this form, have your chair/dean sign to indicate his/her support, and submit it along with your letter and CV.                  

Applications and accompanying materials are due on or before Friday, April 12, 2019.  Submissions will be reviewed by a selection committee and those selected for participation in the 2019 UT Leadership Institute will be notified by May 1, 2019.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Amy Thompson, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, at amy.thompson4@utoledo.edu.

UTLI Selected Participants 2018-2019

 

Group photo of UT leadership institute 2018-2019 participants

Dr. Ambalangododage Jayasuri-Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Medicine
Dr. Jorge Ortiz-Surgery, College of Medicine
Dr. Puneet Sindhwani – Urology, College of Medicine
Dr. Lynne Hamer – Foundations of Education, Judith Herb College of Education
Dr. Dana Hollie – Accounting, College of Business and Innovations
Jillian Bornak – Physics, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Amy O’Donnell – Management, College of Business and Innovations
Dr. David Kennedy – Medicine, College of Medicine
Dr. Joan Duggan – Medicine, College of Medicine
Julia Martin – University Libraries
Dr. Kevin Egan – Economics, College of Arts and Letters
Dr. Maria Coleman – Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering
Sarah Long – School of Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Health and Human Services

Dr. Qin Shao – Mathematics, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Dr. Youssef Sari – Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Dr. Lucinda Bouillon – School of Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Health and Human Services
Dr. Rodney Gabel – School of Intervention and Wellness, College of Health and Human Services
Dr. Lisa Kovach – Foundations of Education, Judith Herb College of Education
Dr. Rebecca Schneider – Curriculum and Instruction, Judith Herb College of Education
Dr. Ammon Allred – Philosophy, College of Arts and Letters
Dr. David Giovannucci – Neurosciences, College of Medicine
Dr. Michael Ellis – Medicine, College of Medicine

 This is an opportunity designed to help prepare future academic leaders. Participation in the institute is open to faculty at all levels, including lecturers, who aspire to be administrators as well as current chairs and associate or assistant deans who would like to assume a greater level of leadership responsibility at some point in their careers. Participants in the institute will acquire broad perspectives and knowledge of higher education, leadership and careers paths. Discussions will address a range of issues such as the administrative structure of higher education, leadership styles, critical issues facing administrators, funding, diversity and inclusion.

The 2018 institute convened in October, 2018 and consists of seven monthly sessions, concluding in May, 2019. Selected participants will meet once per month to discuss various aspects of leadership in higher education. Presentations and discussions will be facilitated by current members of the UT leadership team and invited speakers. Participation will be limited to 15 faculty members and the monthly meetings will be scheduled for Friday mornings from 8:30- 10:30 a.m.

Last Updated: 3/18/19