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Opportunities for leadership professional development are available on and off campus. Many external opportunities have deadlines in October or November 2019 for the 2020 Cohorts.

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. In AY2019-2020 returning participants will have strong influence on the direction and sustainability of this internal effort. 

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.

ACE FELLOWS PROGRAM: Now accepting 2020-21 ACE Fellows Program ​Applications until ​5 p.mm. EDT November 1, 2019

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- 

Staggered 4-Weekend Format Weekends (Oct, Nov, Feb, March), 2020-2021 in Natick and Wellesley, MA, Application opens November 15, 2019

Intensive 12-Day Format, Applications Open now (two locations: June 8-20, 2020 in Golden, CO & July 6 – 18, 2020 in Bryn Mawr, PA

  • Early application deadline: October 15, 2019 (5 p.m. MT)

  • Early decision date: November 5, 2019

  • Regular application  deadline: February 4, 2020 (5 p.m. MT)

  • Regular decision date: February 25, 2020

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. Applications for the 2020-2021 fellowship year will open in November, 2019. Please contact elates@drexel.edu or 215-895-0415.! Please visit ELATES Application for more information.