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. Participants should have significant professional experience within their assignment and a documented record of performance that indicates potential success in an executive leadership position.

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The 2018/19 LDPE Application has closed, and applicants have been accepted. Please check back in August 2019 to apply for the next cohort!

For program questions, contact Amanda Bielenberg at 541-737-1581 or

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Important Dates

Timeline is tentative and will be updated as dates are confirmed


  • October 17: Cohort 5 Orientation Webinar, Ballard 104 or Zoom

  • December 10-12: Cohort 5 on-campus workshop series, led by the Ohio State University Center for Leadership, CH2M Hill Alumni Center


  • January - September: Cohort 5 Intermittent leadership activities, including: coaching, readings, virtual classes, and discussions

  • February - August: Cohort 5 "Leadership fellow” experience under supervision of assigned mentor, not to exceed three months

  • April: Cohort 5 Spring Retreat 

  • August: Cohort 6 Applications available

  • September: Cohort 5 Summer Capstone, Brasada Ranch 

  • September: Cohort 6 participants announced

  • October: Cohort 5 evaluations