A program provided in partnership with LeaderShape and Illinois State University
The Institute is a four-day interactive training retreat provided in partnership with LeaderShape and Illinois State University. It is an intensive experience that creates a community that challenges participants to lead with integrity while working towards a vision grounded in their deepest values. The Institute weaves together concepts of community, inclusive leadership, vision, and integrity to help participants explore not only what they want to do, but who they want to be. It is an exciting, exhausting, and enriching experience. When you participate in the Institute, you'll enjoy:
Discover what it's really like by visiting the LeaderShape website.
If you want more information about the Institute, we will be holding informational sessions in the fall 2019 semester. Please revisit this page for updated dates, times, and locations.
Applications will be open in the fall 2019 semester. If you are interested in finding out more about our leadership programs and be alerted when applications open, fill out our Leadership Program Interest Form.
Six faculty/staff members attend the retreat as Cluster Facilitators.
Learn more about the cluster facilitator role by downloading the Cluster Facilitator Job Description.
If you are interested in serving as a Cluster Facilitator, please complete this Cluster Facilitator Interest Form.
Transportation from campus, meals, activity materials, and sleeping accommodations will all be included. Thanks to generous alums of the program, this year we are able to provide all students with a fee waiver to attend the Institute for no charge. Students must attend an orientation session to be eligible for the fee waiver. Any student who fails to attend an orientation will be placed on the waitlist and replaced with a new participant.
Specific date and times have not yet been scheduled for the 2019–2020 academic year session. Please revisit this page for updated dates, times, and locations.
Individual and corporate sponsors are currently being sought to support students' attendance at the Institute. Contact the Leadership Specialist at saguimo@IllinoisState.edu for more information. The Institute, in partnership with LeaderShape and Illinois State University, is supported by gifts made to the Institute of Leadership and Service .