Diversifying CUNY’s Leadership: A CUNY-Harvard Consortium
The application period for the 2019-2020 cohort is now closed
(The application deadline was December 21, 2018)
Diversifying CUNY’s Leadership: A CUNY-Harvard Consortium is a professional development program for CUNY faculty and staff who are interested in a career in higher education leadership – with a particular emphasis on those interested in leadership positions within CUNY. The program, which aims to cultivate a diverse group of future leaders, supports and celebrates CUNY’s commitment to a diverse community that is inclusive of all groups and individuals. The program is a partnership among CUNY, the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and the Harvard Club of New York and is funded by a generous grant from the Harvard Club of New York Foundation and matching funds from CUNY.
- Attend leadership development training at the Harvard Institutes for Higher Education during the summer (at no cost to the participant or his/her college)
- Shadow a CUNY administrator who serves as a mentor during the academic year
- Participate in cohort meetings with CUNY Presidents, Vice Chancellors, Vice Presidents and others
- Complete a project that addresses CUNY’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and benefits their college and their mentor’s college
For additional information, please see the 2019-20 application materials, which are available here.