Enhancing leadership skills is an important goal in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
LEAD21 is a twelve-month national leadership program intended to meet the future needs for leadership development of leaders in land-grant institutions and their strategic partners who link research, academics, and extension. Each class has up to 90 participants. Leadership development competencies include: Communicating Effectively, Leading Change, Managing Conflict, and Fostering Collaboration. Applications are accepted annually between September 1 and November 15.