Kent State’s Institute for Excellence Accepting Applications

Kent State University’s Division of Human Resources is accepting applications for the Institute for Excellence (I4E) until June 15. The Institute for Excellence is Kent State University’s premier leadership program. According to the Human Resources LEAD Awards, the university’s Institute for Excellence program ranks eighth in the nation in the category of certificate programs with emphasis on leadership and organizational development.
The Institute for Excellence will begin in September. The program has two tracks, the Administrators and Individual Contributors. The Administrator track is for faculty or staff who supervise others. The Individual Contributor track is for employees who do not supervise but have a desire to sharpen their leadership skills. Both tracks are for high performers and focus on the core leadership qualities associated with collaboration, coaching, communication, trust, emotional intelligence, resiliency and more.
 Employee eligibility requirements include:   

  • Must be at the university a minimum of one year
  • Must have received a rating of meets expectations or higher on the most recent performance evaluation
  • Approval by direct supervisor to attend

The Institute for Excellence website includes a complete list of criteria and other important information.
Interested faculty and staff should read the online application worksheet and complete the online application form. The Division of Human Resources’ Training and Development department will notify applicants selected for the Institute for Excellence in late June.
For more information, contact Renee Romine, director for training and organizational development, at 330-672-0898 or

POSTED: Thursday, June 8, 2017 01:34 PM
Updated: Friday, June 16, 2017 02:08 PM