Leadership Development

Strong leadership is an essential component for the success of faculty, staff, and students as well as the organization. The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success, in collaboration with Academic Affairs, the Council of Chairs, and other campus partners, provides leadership development opportunities for current and potential departmental chairs, assistant chairs, and associate deans with the aim of preparing and supporting leaders in their various roles. Please join us in one of our leadership development programs.

Academic Administrator Professional Development Opportunities

Academic Administrator Professional Development Opportunities

In collaboration with Academic Affairs and the Council of Chairs, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success facilitates programming for current department chairs with an emphasis on orientating and supporting new chairs at Appalachian.

Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP)

Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP)

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success provides support for the Chancellor's Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP). This program provides an opportunity for prospective and current academic leaders to develop the skills necessary for academic leadership positions at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s Women in Leadership Council (AWLC)

Appalachian’s Women in Leadership Council (AWLC)

The AWLC is charged with creating a council of women in leadership roles at Appalachian State that will work to support and empower other women leaders across campus.

Women in Educational Leadership Symposium (WIELS)

Women in Educational Leadership Symposium (WIELS)

The mission of WIELS is to establish an inclusive community that advocates the elimination of gender-based barriers to leadership opportunities.

University of North Carolina BRIDGES Program

We encourage women in higher education to participate in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s BRIDGES, an intensive program from women in higher education who seek to gain or strengthen their academic leadership capabilities. This program helps women identify, understand, and move into leadership roles in academia.