Academy for Responsive Leadership

About the Academy for Responsive Leadership

The Academy for Responsive Leadership is an initiative adapted from Iowa State University. Through this initiative, Michigan Tech's academic leadership will be engaged in workshops, peer to peer learning, and summer reading groups to enhance their abilities to include, support, and empower underrepresented minorities and gender equity at Michigan Technological University.

Upcoming Events

Department Chair Professional Development (DCPD)

Monday October 4 or Wednesday October 6

This fall's virtual workshop focuses on department culture and is titled "Come Together: Building an Equitable Department Where Faculty Want to Work and Stay". Click here for a pdf flyer for this workshop. To accommodate schedules, this facilitated workshop is offered on two separate dates. PLEASE NOTE TIMES ARE IN CENTRAL STANDARD TIME:

 Monday, October 4, 11:00am-12:30pm (EDT)

 Wednesday, October 6, 9:30-11:00am (EDT)

Department chairs are invited to sign up for one of the two workshop dates using the corresponding registration links below. Workshop materials will be provided closer to the workshop date.

October 4 Workshop

October 6 Workshop

Past Events

Recommended External Webinars To Support Leaders


Michigan Tech is a globally recognized technological university that educates students, advances knowledge, and innovates to improve the quality of life and to promote mutual respect and equity for all people within the state, the nation, and the global community.

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