Professional Development & Research
With the goal of developing educators and administrators of skill and character, the CCCU offers a broad spectrum of conferences, seminars and training to member and affiliate institutions. Designed to meet the needs of specific peer groups or to address particular topics, these opportunities for enhancing skills, disciplines, networks, and fellowship promote strong leadership on Council campuses.
Background of the Leadership Development Institutes:
One of the most exciting programs of the CCCU has been the emergence of the Leadership Development Institutes, a multi-year project to strengthen the leadership of Christian higher education. This summer the CCCU will offer two Institutes—the Multi-Ethnic Leadership Development Institute , and the New CAO Institute. For more information on each, please click on the following links.
Multi-Ethnic Leadership Development Institute (MELDI)
New CAO Leadership Development Institute (NCLDI)
CCCU leadership development initiatives are intended to identify and equip those who have been gifted and called by God to serve as leaders in Christian higher education. When possible, focus is given to underrepresented groups in Council leadership, particularly women and people of color.
The 2013 Leadership Development Program and Benefits:
Resource teams, comprised of senior leaders from the CCCU and Council institutions, in collaboration with the faculty of APUs Doctoral Programs in Higher Education, and other Resource Team members will serve as presenters and facilitators of the 2013 Leadership Development programs. Based on the application process outlined below, we anticipate involving 18-24 leaders in each of the Institutes to be offered this June. Participation includes the following benefits: