The Professional Enrichment Institute is a multi-faceted, selective professional development opportunity for staff at various levels within the Division of Student Affairs. The Institute will engage participants in a specially designed curriculum shaped by the principles of excellence, ethical practice, and inclusion. Participants will develop new and enhance existing skills essential for leadership. The Institute provides a premiere experience within student affairs at the University of Georgia.
The Professional Enrichment Institute will:
Designed and managed by the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Institute is a professional development opportunity intended to reward and recognize staff members in the Division of Student Affairs committed to the mission of the division and continued service to the University of Georgia. Participation is limited to eight exemplary divisional staff members who will be selected by the senior leadership of the division.
The curriculum of the Institute will be shaped by the needs of its participants, but will focus on providing skills needed to advance in the field of student affairs. Faculty for the Institute will include experts in their respective functional areas from UGA and other institutions. The curriculum will be challenging, thorough, and inclusive and will be taught in a hands-on, high involvement style.
The Institute is designed for full-time Student Affairs staff members who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the mission of the University of Georgia and the Division of Student Affairs.
The ideal candidate:
To apply for the Institute, staff members must receive a nomination from a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team. Eligible applicants will be notified.
408 Memorial Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
Kara L. Fresk
Director of Learning and Strategic Initiatives
Assistant Director for Staff Development
Assistant Director for Learning, Assessment, and Data Initiatives