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Opportunities for leadership professional development are available on and off campus. Many external opportunities have deadlines in October or November for the following year.

Human Resources offers the following series/programs: 

  • Foundations of Management (For all managers in supervisory positions, faculty are welcome, look at the speccific modules)
  • Essential Management (For maangers committed to developming deeper insights and expertise)
  • Lehigh Leadership Academy (For Lehigh's accomplished leaders who have completed Essential Management or similar, nomination required)
  • Pragmatic Leadership at Lehigh, for high potential change agents- nomination required- conducted by the Bacharach Leadership Group

Women's Leadership Series This series was a pilot in 2018-2019 among faculty and staff and co-sponsored by the Center for Gender Equity and the ADVANCE Center for Women STEM Faculty. If there is interest, we can host a related series. 

LVAIC offers Leadership Development opportunities for FacultyThe  LVAIC Higher Education Leaders Institute is especially geared towards those faculty and staff at mid-career. Participation in the program is limited and based on an application process. For more information please contact the Provost Office.


HERS The HERS Institute is a transformational, leadership development program for women in higher education, founded to fill leadership pipelines across the United States with dynamic women, each capable of ushering their respective institutions into a more inclusive and equitable future. https://www.hersnetwork.org/programs/hers-institute/ Prepare your nomination and application materials now- 

ELATES at Drexel® is a national leadership development program designed to advance senior women faculty in academic engineering, computer science, and other STEM fields into effective institutional leadership roles within their schools and universities. Please contact elates@drexel.edu or 215-895-0415.! Please visit ELATES Application for more information.