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President's Leadership Academy

  1. 1. President’s Leadership Academy
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Benefits of PLA involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Time Commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Selection Process </li></ul><ul><li>Q and A </li></ul>
  3. 3. Class of 2007 Class of 2008
  4. 4. Why be involved in the PLA? <ul><li>Learn more about Morehead State University </li></ul><ul><li>Learn more about theories and styles of leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Learn more about federal, state and local issues of higher education </li></ul><ul><li>Learn more about planning, budgeting and assessment </li></ul>
  5. 5. Curriculum <ul><li>Orientation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted by the President </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Held in spring following announcement of PLA class </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Readings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Begins in the summer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small discussion groups meet to discuss readings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books include: Good to Great by Jim Collins; The World Is Flat by Thomas Friedman; Leadership in Place by Jon F. Wergin; and The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick M. Lencioni </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Curriculum <ul><li>Interaction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackboard site for materials, calendars, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Seminar Sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal and external leaders on topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frankfort Visits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meyers-Briggs test </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impact of Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many more… </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Curriculum <ul><li>Training Sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mini sessions conducted by campus departments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self select from two to three choices </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Internship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gain a more global understanding of the University while making connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internships are offered in campus departments and through an external educational organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Takes place during the spring semester </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internship = 45 hours in assigned area + 15 hours attending meetings and/or events in areas not previously experienced </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Curriculum <ul><li>Meet with the Dr. Andrews </li></ul><ul><li>Field Trip </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trip to another university </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Members meet with their counterparts </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Timeline <ul><li>Spring Semester </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviews, selection, and notifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Orientation – Kick Off </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Summer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Readings and Discussion Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><li>August </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit to Frankfort </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fall Semester </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Readings, Seminar Sessions, Training Sessions </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Timeline <ul><li>Spring Semester </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Readings, Seminar Sessions, Training Sessions continue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Field Trip </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sessions are scheduled around participants schedules </li></ul>
  11. 11. What time commitment is expected? <ul><li>Readings </li></ul><ul><li>Two day seminar session in August </li></ul><ul><li>Half day curriculum modules each month. </li></ul><ul><li>Field visits – 2 to 3 night trip </li></ul><ul><li>Internship – Total of 60 hours </li></ul><ul><li>TIP: Talk to a PLA member. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Selection Process <ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Application available at </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Section I completed by Nominator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Section II completed by nominee’s immediate supervisor and Dean/Vice President </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Section III and Section IV completed by nominee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nominee completes the all nomination materials to the Office of the President by January 31, 2008 </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Selection Process <ul><li>Application – Tips </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete all sections of the application </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep profile sections brief and to the point </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Selection Process <ul><li>Interview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Notified by email if selected for interview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respond to email with interview time/date choices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nominees are randomly assigned to interview committees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interview committee consists of external leaders from the community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviews will be held in February </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interview committee ranks nominees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rankings are reviewed by the President and Steering Committee for final selections </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Selection Process <ul><li>Selection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interview committee ranks nominees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rankings are reviewed by the President and Steering Committee for final selections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 – 20 members are selected for each class </li></ul></ul>