AALI PROGRAMS

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AALI PROGRAMS

The American Academic Leadership Institute (AALI) offers a wide range of leadership development programs, mentoring experiences and networking opportunities to experienced administrators in higher education.

AALI’s programs and initiatives are designed to support administrators in all sectors of the higher education community, including public and private universities as well as two-year and four-year institutions.

The Executive Leadership Academy (ELA) is a year-long program for individuals from AASCU and CIC member institutions, nominated by their chief executives. ELA prepares experienced college and university cabinet officers to become successful presidents and chancellors.

Participants learn how to develop their leadership skills to become highly effective executives in a higher education environment. The program consists of two national seminars, readings, a Professional Experiential Plan, group projects and mentorship experience.

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The Becoming a Provost Academy (BAPA) is a year-long program for individuals from AASCU member institutions, nominated by their institution’s chief academic officer.  BAPA prepares experienced academic leaders and administrators to become successful chief academic officers/provosts.

Participants are acquainted with the roles and responsibilities of the chief academic officer through two national seminars held in conjunction the AASCU summer Academic Affairs Meetings as well as readings, group projects, Professional Experience Plan and mentorship experience.

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The Senior Leadership Academy (SLA) is a year-long program for individuals from CIC member institutions, nominated by their institution’s president or vice president. SLA prepares mid-level administrators for senior leadership positions at the presidential cabinet level in independent colleges and universities.

Participants are acquainted with the roles of cabinet members through two national seminars, readings, group projects, a Professional Experience Plan and mentorship experience.

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AALI PROGRAMS AND SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Identifying and developing academic leadership skills to prepare individuals for success in future leadership roles.

  • Offering programs, initiatives, seminars and workshops for academic leaders in various administrative positions to enable them to be successful in their current roles and to advance the institutions they serve

  • Consulting with academic leaders and boards of trustees concerning traditional and emerging issues facing higher education leadership.

  • Providing assistance during periods of leadership transition to ensure a smooth succession process.
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“AALI is the only program that offers a comprehensive line-up of courses that are taught by successful presidents who are truly interested in helping the candidates discern and prepare for their own presidencies. AALI is essential for those who are contemplating a college presidency.”

Dr. Polly Peterson

President, University of Jamestown, AALI Executive Leadership Academy (2016-2017)
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“The Becoming a Provost Academy not only helped me to think about the provost position as a career option, but also helped me to better understand the role of a provost and the challenges and opportunities such a leadership position would provide.”

Dr. Andrew T. Hsu

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, The University of Toledo, AALI Becoming a Provost Academy (2015-2016)