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Leadership Studies Partnerships

LEADERSHIP STUDIES PARTNERSHIPS

Leadership Studies—the partnership between UTK faculty, academic/student life administrators, and student leader educators—reflects a shared set of values, vision, and mission) that uniquely prepare University of Tennessee students through seamless experiential leadership education. This approach is more than a curricular or co-curricular program; it is an acknowledgement that a meta-curricular community facilitates the 21st century college student’s leadership education. This community of educators’ coaches increasingly career-ready self-authored personally and socially responsible leaders through intentionally structured and progressively complex learning experiences.

WE VALUE

  • Authenticity
  • Equity
  • Ethical behavior
  • Collegial partnership
  • Universal inclusivity

OUR SHARED PRINCIPLES

  • Be respectful, inclusive and behaviorally just
  • Cultivate informed self- authorship
  • Act in service to others at the university and beyond
  • Demonstrate systemic and organizational thinking and action
  • Commit to access of leadership education for all
  • Strive for interpersonal and contextual
  • consciousness and responsive behavior
  • Recognize that students learn by coached “doing”

LEADERSHIP STUDIES PROGRAM

  • Karen D. Boyd, ELPS Undergraduate Leadership Studies Coordinator, Associate Professor of Practice
  • Melissa Edwards, ELPS Administrative Specialist for Leadership Studies

ASSOCIATES
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Faculty

Student Life and Academic Services Offices

Non-Degree Undergraduate Leadership Programs Offered in Conjunction with Leadership Studies

VOLeaders Academy (See Department of Athletics)

Emerging Leaders (See Clay and Debbie Jones Center for Leadership and Service)

Leadership Knoxville Scholars (See Clay and Debbie Jones Center for Leadership and Service)