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The John Marshall Leadership Fellows Program is conducted annually during the spring term under the sponsorship of and administered by the university’s Center for Teaching and Learning.

Applications are accepted each fall for spring cohorts. Full-time tenured or probationary faculty and full-time classified or non-classified staff with leadership aspirations and a commitment to Marshall University are eligible to participate.

Applicants must have the endorsement of their chair/direct supervisor and dean/vice-president. The final selection of the cohort will be made by senior administrators of the fellows program.

The broad aims of the John Marshall Leadership Fellows Program (JMLFP) at Marshall University are to:

  • Identify faculty, staff and administrators who have leadership potential;
  • Provide information, training and development activities related to institutional processes, policies and decision-making pathways;
  • Build participants’ competence through leadership theory and research; and
  • Apply leadership principles to a timely problem-solving project, addressing an issue of significance to the university.

For additional information about the program, please visit our “Program Description” page.

Who can apply?

Full-time tenured or probationary faculty and full-time classified or non-classified staff with leadership aspirations and a commitment to Marshall University are eligible to participate. For program details, click here.

How do I apply?

Please visit the Application Process and Timeline page for information about the application process and timeline. Please note that an informational meeting will be held on September 1, 2020 from 3:00pm – 4:00 pm. Additional information about joining this meeting will be forthcoming to faculty and staff.

The deadline for applications for the spring 2021 cohort is September 21, 2020. The application portal will open following the informational meeting on September 1, 2020.

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Contact

For additional information about the John Marshall Leadership Fellows Program, please e-mail JMLFP@marshall.edu.