Preparing the next generation of leaders

The Leadership Development Program for Executives is for employees in the Division of University Outreach and Engagement, the Division of Extended Campus, and the College of Agricultural Sciences who have significant professional experience within their assignment and a documented record of performance that indicates potential success in an executive leadership position.

Applications for the 2016-17 have closed. The 2017-18 cohort applications will be available in July 2017.

In addition to completing the online application, applicants must submit references from:

1) immediate supervisor

2) program leader or unit director 

3) a peer

Important Dates

Timeline is tentative and will be updated as dates are confirmed



  • Jan - Sept: Intermittent leadership activities, including: coaching, readings, virtual classes, and discussions
  • Feb - Aug: “Leadership fellow” experience under supervision of assigned mentor, not to exceed three months
  • April 5: Spring Retreat 8am-5pm (MU 208 La Raza Room)
  • September 5-7: Summer Capstone (Brasada Ranch)
  • October: Program evaluation
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