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New Leadership Academy applications open

Apply for the 2021-2022 cohort by July 31, 2021.

Applications are now open for the New Leadership Academy Fellows Program (NLA) 2021-2022 cohort.

The leadership development program provides Fellows with online and in-person curriculum, coaching and mentorship experiences rooted in leadership and diversity scholarship to prepare them for the dynamic leadership challenges faced by higher education today. The program includes a week-long retreat, regular coaching sessions, interactive case studies and other tailored programs and activities.

Candidates for the program must demonstrate leadership in higher education and hold an administrative leadership or senior faculty position at their respective institution. Applicants from policy-related and philanthropic organizations are also encouraged to apply.

The early-bird deadline to apply is Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PT.

The regular deadline is Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PT.

The NLA selection committee is committed to selecting applicants from diverse academic, personal and professional backgrounds to enhance the fellowship experience and curriculum through the integration of different perspectives, epistemologies and pedagogies. For questions or concerns about the application process or technical details of uploading/submitting your application, please email