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We recommend preparing the answers to the essay question in a word processing program and then copying and pasting into the text field provided.
If applicable, please provide the name and contact information of the individual who handles your scheduling & communications.
Briefly describe any other leadership development activities or programs in which you have participated in the past five years.
Please list relevant work outside of the University, volunteer activities, professional development, etc.
Please indicate the alumnus with whom you had a conversation.
If you were nominated for the PEL program, please fill out the information below about your nominator. If you were self-nominated, please indicate the person (someone other than your supervisor) who will send the letter of reference. You will not need both a nomination and a letter of reference; either will suffice.
Please indicate the person who will send the supervisor's endorsement.
Please have the office of the senior officer (senior vice president's office, vice president’s office, chancellor’s office, vice chancellor’s office, or dean’s office) responsible for your unit complete this endorsement form.
In 500-750 words, please describe your interest in the program and the qualities, skills, and experience you would bring to the President's Emerging Leaders Program. Please consider the following characteristics and criteria when explaining how you would be a "good fit" for the program.
These three characteristics have been identified as integral in selecting successful PEL participants:
Specific selection criteria for PEL candidates include:
Also, describe two or three ways in which this program might help you become an even more effective leader in your current or future roles at the University.
Please prepare the essay in a text-only word-processing program (such as Wordpad) and then copy and paste it into the application when you're ready.
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President's Emerging Leaders Program
Dave Dorman, Coordinator
200 Donhowe Building, 319 15th Ave. S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455