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Leadership Fellows

Meet your 2015-2016 Leadership Fellows


Leadership Fellows(LFs) are charged to provide every first-year student the opportunity to enhance their leadership potential through the development of practical tools and concrete strategies applicable in every area of their lives


LFs serve as coaches and mentors for individual students throughout the year. They also play different roles during the course of the year. In the first semester they serve as team process consultants to the learning teams. During MGMT 610, they serve as TAs and at the Learning Team Retreat they serve as facilitators.


40 Leadership Fellows


First-year spring trainings, pre-term of the second-year, fall and spring of the second-year

Selection Criteria

Applicants are assessed on the following criteria: leadership character, emotional intelligence, team development, communication, coaching, and diplomacy.

Information Session

November 2015

Applications Due Date

Application site opens early November 2015
Applications due mid November 2015

Selection Process Dates

Round 1 interviews: early December 2015
Round 2: mid January 2016
LF Class Announced: February 2016

Commitment Time/Dates

Training begins in the spring of the first-year
Return to campus during Pre-Term of 2nd year

Conflicts with other Fellows programs

Leadership Fellows and Venture Fellows are mutually exclusive