Call for Applications: The 2018 ASAHP Leadership Development Program

In 2005, the Association’s Board of Directors approved the creation of a leadership development program. The seventh iteration of this offering will occur in 2018. Part I will take place March 14-15 at the Charleston Marriott in South Carolina. Part II will take place at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida on October 8-9, immediately prior to the 2018 Annual Conference which takes place October 10-12.

Individuals who are accepted for the program also will be expected to participate in both the Spring and Fall components, as well as pay the full registration fees to attend the Annual Conference.

The program will feature outstanding guest speakers who possess significant expertise and experience in various aspects of higher education administration. The period between the Spring meeting and October will be devoted to a combination of team and individual projects. Participants will have the opportunity to pursue issues of interest while also developing personal leadership skills.

·No fewer than 10 and not more than 15 participants will be selected. Normally, no more than one person will be chosen from any single member institution.

·Eligible applicants: Priority will be given to department chairpersons/directors, associate/assistant deans, and new deans (appointed within the previous 24 months at the time of applying). Others would be considered based on space availability. Self-nominations are permissible.

·The registration fee for each participant is $1,500. Expenses for lodging, travel, and meals will be the responsibility of either the individual participant or the institution.

·Applications must be submitted electronically by the close of business on Thursday, December 21, 2017 to

The application may be accessed at