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ACHE 2016

October 17–19, 2016

New Orleans, Louisiana

Authentic Leadership: A Model for Professional Development in Continuing Higher Education

Monday, October 17, 2016 at 1:00 PM–2:00 PM CDT
Ursuline Room
Session Type

Thinking (Concurrent Session): 60-75 minutes

Session Description

Higher education is facing historic changes that include external pressures and internal process controls and scrutiny. Leadership at all levels of the institution must be ready to effectively address these challenges. This presentation discusses the theory of authentic leadership and proposes a professional development model to prepare current and future authentic leaders within continuing higher education.

Session Focus
Credit Programming
Non-Credit Programming
Professional Development
Session Audience
Program Directors
Program Staff
Deans & Senior Administrators
Student Services Providers

Primary Presenter

Bonnie J. Covelli, University of St. Francis
Brief Bio

Dr. Bonnie J. Covelli serves as director of the school of professional studies at the University of St. Francis (USF) in Joliet, Ill., and as program chair for the MS training and development program. She serves on the board for ACHE Great Lakes and the Illinois Council on Continuing Higher Education (ICCHE).

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