Scripps Howard Academic Leadership Academy

In partnership with the Scripps Howard Foundation, the Manship School of Mass Communication annually hosts the Scripps Howard Leadership Academy for academics and professionals from diverse backgrounds. This program is designed for new chairs, deans and directors, and faculty and professionals interested in journalism education leadership. The Academy selects 12-15 participants. By bringing together professionals and scholars with seasoned administrators, the program aims to give participants the opportunity to learn about the challenges and rewards of leading an academic program. Previous topics emphasized include: 

  • Transitions: Professional and Academic Pathways to Administration
  • Budgeting and Fundraising: Relationship Building
  • Stimulating Faculty Performance
  • Lessons Learned from the First Year