Touro University Leadership Academy

Touro University seeks to identify and retain skilled academic talent by providing them an opportunity to participate in an innovative management preparation academy. The Leadership Academy at Touro University will build on the individual strengths of the participants through workshops, seminars, and team-building experiences designed to prepare participants for potential advancement and increased managerial responsibilities.

The Leadership Academy at Touro University is an innovative program that prepares participants to develop and refine the skills and competencies needed to assume successively advanced leadership positions. As a pathway for professional growth, the Academy builds on the strengths of the individual participants through workshops, seminars, and team-building experiences that are designed to enhance an understanding of the challenges and opportunities in higher education today. A goal is to foster greater exposure to the scope of the various locations, schools, programs, and departments of Touro University. Sessions focus on deepening skills through discussion and practical experience with leadership foundations such as problem-solving, communication, and collaboration in higher education.

The program consists of nine full-day sessions, on one Thursday each month, beginning January 25, 2024, ending December 19, 2024, excluding the months of July and August. The first and last sessions will be held in New York City. The supervisor supporting out-of-state applicants is asked to ensure that the participant will be provided with travel expenses in accordance with Touro University procedures for attendance at out-of-state conferences. Other sessions are held virtually. Participation requires a commitment to attend all nine sessions.


2018 LATU Testimonials

2024 Meeting Dates:

January 25, 2024

February 29, 2024

March 21, 2024

April 11, 2024

May 9, 2024

June 20, 2024

September 26, 2024

October No Session

November 21, 2024

December 19, 2024

Please review the program description and application for details. Applications will be accepted now through November 29, 2023. For additional details please contact Dr. Rima Aranha, Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives, at