KU Leadership Education Programs

The mission of KU LEAD is to engage all students in developing their own personal philosophy of leadership, which includes understanding themselves, their peers, their community and ultimately the world around them. At its core, KU LEAD programs challenges students to explore leadership through the lens of their own character, passions, relationships, knowledge, intuition, biases, and every day experiences. Whether your commitment is a semester long program or a onetime session, KU LEAD aims to promote continued development of student leadership through innovative, experiential, and reflective leadership experiences. 

Upcoming Leadership Programming 

Stay tuned for greatness coming Fall 2021!


First Year Leadership Connection

  First Year Leadership Connection (FYLC) is a unique 10-week opportunity for first-year KU undergraduate students to get connected to campus, network with peers, and learn about diverse leadership styles in an exciting and innovative way. Through interactive Leadership Excursions with campus executive leaders, participants can get a behind-the-scenes leadership experience. Click here to register today!

For questions about FYLC, email Kai Zhang at kaizhang@ku.edu or call 785-864-4861.

Leadership Over Lunch

Leadership Over Lunch (LOL) is a monthly mini-workshop series designed to explore how the concept of leadership intersects with subjects relevant to culture, community, identity, and social change. During this experience, attendees will be able to unpack various aspects of leadership as it pertains to relevant topics and lived experiences. Each session is held over the lunch hour (12:00pm – 12:45pm) three times a semester. All KU students, staff, and faculty are welcome to join for lunch and leadership talk. Light lunch items will be provided and served on a first come first served bases. Space and food are limited. Early arrival is recommended. Now Leadership Over Lunch is included in Toolbox Series. 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend the University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in these events, please contact the Student Involvement & Leadership Center at silcfront@ku.edu.

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