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February 27, 2013

Committee seeks applicants for CIC leadership program

CIC-ALP Fellows

(From left) Robert Frosch, CIC-ALP Fellow; Beverly Davenport Sypher, vice provost for faculty affairs; Laurent Couëtil, CIC-ALP Fellow; Peter Hollenbeck, CIC-ALP Fellow; Steve Abel, associate vice provost for faculty affairs; M. Preeti Sivasankar, CIC-ALP Fellow; Gerald Shively, CIC-ALP Fellow; and Melissa Remis, CIC-ALP Fellow.
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Purdue faculty members are invited to apply for the Committee on Institutional Cooperation's Academic Leadership Program. The deadline to apply is March 18.

The committee is an academic consortium of Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago. 
The leadership program is designed to develop the leadership and managerial skills of faculty who have demonstrated exceptional ability and administrative promise.

Nominees for the upcoming program must electronically submit a complete curriculum vitae, an applicant letter of interest, a letter of support from a department head endorsed by the dean, and a completed program application.

Applicants can apply online and upload requested materials from the Office of the Provost website at http://dagon.admin.purdue.edu/cic.

Each year, Purdue competitively selects up to six faculty members to participate in the program, which meets three times for two and a half days on the various participating campuses. Purdue's Fellows meet monthly with administrators on their own campus to learn about various administrative functions. 

The program will be in its 24th year next fall and is specifically oriented to the challenges of academic administration of major research universities and to the preparation of faculty members to meet those challenges. 

Individuals interested in applying should feel free to contact the 2012-13 Fellows for additional input regarding the CIC-ALP program.

A roster of all of Purdue’s former CIC-ALP Fellows currently at the University can be found on the Office of the Provost website, www.purdue.edu/provost/faculty/development/cic_alp.html.

The 2012-13 Fellows are:

* Laurent Couëtil, professor and chief of large animal medicine, director of Equine Research Programs, director of the Equine Sports Medicine Center, and chair of the Graduate Student Committee in the College of Veterinary Medicine

* Robert J. Frosch, professor in the School of Civil Engineering and associate dean for resource planning and management in the College of Engineering

* Peter J. Hollenbeck, professor and associate head of biological sciences

* Melissa J. Remis, professor of anthropology

* Gerald Shively, professor of agricultural economics and associate head

* M. Preeti Sivasankar, associate professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences