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Applications Open for Food Systems Leadership Institute Program & FSLI Leadership Awards

Applications are now being accepted for the 11th cohort in the Food Systems Leadership Institute. In addition, APLU is seeking nominations for the Food Systems Leadership Award.

Food Systems Leadership Institute Program

The Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI) offers executive leadership development to upper-level leaders in higher education, government, and industry to prepare them to meet the leadership challenges and opportunities of the future. The two-year FSLI experience includes three week-long residential sessions, personal leadership coaching, mentoring, a personal development plan, distance learning activities, and an individual leadership project. The FSLI is designed for experienced leaders.

Fellows include leaders from various sectors, including education, industry, and government. Participant titles include program or division directors, provosts/vice presidents, experienced department heads/chairs, deans and associate deans, and others working in leadership of administrative capacities.

More information on the FSLI program can be found at www.fsli.org.

Nominations for The APLU Food Systems Leadership Award

APLU Food Systems Leadership Award annually recognizes a leader who has made an extraordinary impact on the food system through leadership and service and who exemplifies the core principles established by the Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI), including personal leadership, organizational leadership and food systems leadership. The award also recognizes the leadership, innovation, engagement and service APLU promotes through its programs.

The APLU Food Systems Leadership Award will be presented at A Community of Scholars Honoring Excellence award program at the APLU Annual Meeting held in November. The recipient will also be invited to address the current cohort of FSLI Fellows at one of their residential sessions.

The criteria for the award and the directions for submitting along with the nomination form can be found on the FSLI Website www.FSLI.org. The deadline for submissions is April 6, 2015.

  • Agriculture, Human Sciences & Natural Resources
  • Commission on Food, Environment, & Renewable Resources

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