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About PLA


About PLA


The Provost's Leadership Academy is dedicated to the leadership development of academically talented first year Kent State University students by providing a value added educational experience that fosters change within the university community.


To prepare a core group of Kent State students in becoming responsible leaders of their respective communities who are prepared to advocate for its improvement.


  • To enhance student's self efficacy and communication skills.
  • To enrich the overall university experience of first year students.
  • To complete a specific project that improves an area of the university community.
  • To develop valuable leadership skills by understanding self, team, and community.