Leadership programs are coordinated through the Student Activities and Involvement unit of the Dean of Students Office. Programs are open to all Illinois State University students who want to expand their leadership abilities and understanding.
Our vision is a world of active citizens engaging in ethical leadership.
Our mission is to facilitate the development of ethical leaders and engaged citizens through unique experiences grounded in the discovery of individual and group potential, understanding of local and global issues, and promotion of community.
All individuals have the capacity to be leaders and active citizens (as defined by the Active Citizen Continuum).
Service and leadership are best learned through experience, reflection, and application.
Civic engagement is an effective method for developing or refining personal passion.
Leadership is a complex, interactive process with behavioral, relational, and situational elements.
Leadership fosters an inclusive environment where differences are celebrated and diverse opinions are valued.
It is important for individuals to understand the effects of their decisions from various perspectives.