2013 Multi-Ethnic Leadership Development Institute

Sponsored Conference

2013 Multi-Ethnic Leadership Development Institute

Cedar Springs Christian Retreat Center | Sumas, WA
June 13, 2013 - June 17, 2013

Seh-Hee Koh
Professional Development & Research Coordinator

Program Overview

Multi-Ethnic LDI

The Multi-Ethnic LDI program is being developed by five members of the Resource Team:  Dr. Pete Menjares (President of Fresno Pacific University), Dr. Rebecca Hernandez (Director of the Goshen College Center for Intercultural Teaching and Learning), Dr. Joseph Jones (Provost of Northpark University), Ron Mahurin (Vice President of Professional Development at CCCU), and Michael Moffet (Vice President of Student Life at Indiana Wesleyan University), with input from the Commission for Advancing Intercultural Competencies. Based on the application process outlined below, approximately 20 emerging leaders will be selected to participate in this June 13-17 Institute. Participation in the 2013 M-E LDI includes the following benefits:  

A year-long leadership development program that begins with the June 13-17 Institute at Cedar Springs.

An individually-tailored “shadowing” experience with a mentor on another CCCU campus.

Professional networking with 20-25 current and emerging leaders.

An introduction to cutting-edge leadership literature and research.

A one-on-one meeting with a Resource Team member to outline a year-long Professional Development Plan.

Opportunities to interact about Leadership Lessons, Case Studies, and Best Practices from within and beyond Christian higher education.

Who Should Apply

Preference will be given to applicants who:

(1) hold a doctorate or are well underway in doctoral studies;
(2) are recognized as “up-and- comers” with demonstrated leadership skills and the potential for future senior-level leadership;
(3) provide evidence of increasing levels of leadership responsibility within and/or beyond higher education; and
(4) are recommended for participation in the 2013 M-E LDI by a current or previous cabinet-level leader.


Important Dates

Applications Due: April 15, 2013 
Decisions Announced: April 30, 2013
Online Registration Deadline: May 5, 2013 (11:59 PM EST)