Related Pages


10 Lessons on Leadership
Polley Ann McClure
As a resource for the PKAL Leadership Initiative, Polley Ann McClure's article, featured in the EDUCAUSE Review March/April 2004, provides insight into the roles of leaders.
A Frog Journey, and Other Stories of Wisdom and Leadership
Karan Watson
Stories from Dr. Watson's Cherokee tradition presented at the PKAL LI Leadership Seminar at Trinity University in March of 2006.
Mission and vision for the sciences at Brooklyn College
Frank Grasso, Peter Lesser, Eleanor Miele, Theodore Raymond Muth, Simon Parsons, Louise Hainline
Transforming the undergraduate STEM learning begins with a clear vision grounded firmly in the institutional mission. This statement of mission and vision from Brooklyn College illustrates the power of a driving vision to mobilize a community to dream big about its future, in the context of planning new spaces for science. Brooklyn College is a PKAL Leadership Institution.

Other Resources

A New PKAL Initiative
Investing in the Future: Building Institutional Leadership for Natural Science Communities
This brochure provides an overview of the PKAL Leadership Initiative, an NSF-funded program to strengthen student learning, programs and facilities, budgets, and institutional and faculty leadership in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Leadership - A PKAL Portfolio, 2004
Investing in the Future: Building Institutional Leadership for Natural Science Communities
A companion to the 2002 publication, Report on Reports, this portfolio captures some wisdom about the theory of leadership and about experiences of 21st century leaders in translating those theories into action. The intent is to signal that there is a solid base of theory of leadership from which current and rising leaders can shape their future, and to provide a tool for individuals and institutions to figure out what works in their context to nurture and support leaders.
Leadership Toolkit
Personal Reflections of a Leader
Freeman A. Hrabowski III
Freeman A. Hrabowski, President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, reflects on transforming undergraduate science education at the university to focus undergraduate research and increasing participation and enrollment of minority students and faculty.