The Academic Leadership Program provides education, support, and mentorship for faculty members in leadership roles at the University of Waterloo. The purpose of the program is to help faculty members develop the knowledge and skills required to be effective administrators and leaders, and to support the development of excellent leadership at all levels.

The Program runs through the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Academic, and is organized by a tenured faculty member with extensive administrative experience.

Who can participate?

The focus of the program is on supporting department chairs and directors, associate chairs/associate directors and associate deans. This includes experienced leaders as well as those newly appointed to these roles. Invitations to ALP events are sent to an email list maintained by the ALP director and updated termly. For additions to the list, or for more information, please email ALP@uwaterloo.ca