Leadership Enhancement Institute

The 2016 NCAA/Women Leaders in College Sports Leadership Enhancement Institute was held July 19-22, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Leadership Enhancement Institute (LEI) is the premier "level two" leadership development program for women in intercollegiate athletics administration. Open to Women Leaders in College Sports members and graduates of the Institute for Administrative Advancement (formerly NACWAA/HERS), LEI provides advanced educational opportunities, professional development and more in-depth training for women athletic administrators.

The Leadership Enhancement Institute is offered in "even" years, alternating with the Executive Institute, held in "odd" years. The next LEI will be held in July 2018. 

Applicant Eligibility Requirements

  • Current Women Leaders in College Sports member
  • Graduate of the Institute for Administrative Advancement (formerly NACWAA/HERS) OR at least 10 years of full time experience in intercollegiate athletics
  • Currently in an Assistant or Associate Athletics Director (or equivalent) level position or higher
  • Able to attend the entire week of the Institute

Application and Selection Process

Applications for the 2018 Leadership Enhancement Institute will be available in January/February 2018. Class selections are made based on ensuring diversity in age, administrative duties, division and ethnicity. No more than 22 participants are selected to attend LEI.

Tuition

Tuition fees are $750 per participant and cover all registration fees, lodging and meal expenses. Travel is NOT included.

Questions? Contact Lisa R. Thuer, lisa@womenleadersincollegesports.org​​