myExperience

“What do students need to know, believe, be able to do, and engage in to be effective leaders in college, in their careers, and in society?” (Seemiller, 2014, p. xv) 

Dr. Corey Seemiller developed a list of 60 student leadership competencies by analyzing the learning outcomes of all 522 accredited academic programs in higher education.  The 20 Purdue Leadership & Professional Development Competencies were determined with input from students, faculty, staff, alumni and employers based on Dr. Seemiller's work.  The 4 domains are based on the Purdue's Core Curriculum Embedded Outcomes.     

The LPD competencies serve as the campus wide framework for undergraduate student leadership & professional development.  LPDI is currently working to map the competencies to campus experiences, including courses, activities, programs, and employment.  An online database of these experiences and connected competencies.                  

Reference
Seemiller, C. (2014). The student leadership competencies guidebook: Designing intentional leadership learning and development. San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass

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