Leadership Development

We strive 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. Whether for a semester-long program or one hour, you'll learn and develop leadership skills that will take you to the next level.
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Leadership in Student Organizations

Joining a student organization is a great way to develop your leadership skills! Once you are a student organization member or leader, join the Student Involvement and Leadership Center at our SILC Workshops! During our workshops, we cover pertinent KU policies and opportunities, as well as complementary topics including conflict resolution and social justice that help develop holistic leaders on our campus.

Upcoming SILC Workshops

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Leadership in the Classroom

The Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) supports KU’s mission of educating students who can effectively engage in the process of leadership with innovative, interdisciplinary academic programs. Through the ILS, academic programs are collaboratively designed to educate and prepare students to make a difference from where they are with what they have, developing the courage and leadership skills to ignite positive change.

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