Association for Collaborative Leadership

The resource for collaboration in higher education.

Upcoming events

    • Friday, September 11, 2020
    • Thursday, May 01, 2025

    Why sponsor the Association for Collaborative Leadership?

    For 50 years, ACL has served as the recognized authority on consortial leadership and collaboration in higher education, providing its members with specialized expertise, knowledge, and training so they can successfully lead their higher education partnerships.  Our organization brings together 50 of these consortia worldwide, representing 400 of the world’s preeminent public and private colleges that span 2-year and 4-year undergraduate institutions to major research universities and represent over 2.8 million undergraduate and graduate students and over 678,000 employees.   

    • Monday, October 17, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom

    How would you describe your leadership journey? Planned? A little bumpy? Chaotic? Completely unpredictable? Rewarding?

    You are invited to join us for a leadership development event, a panel discussion, during which higher education consortium leaders will share their personal and unique stories about their leadership growth, success, and challenges.

    Please join your ACL colleagues, along with panelists Sonya Malunda, President, Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Lindsey Interlante, Executive Director of Five Colleges of Ohio, Laura Latta, Executive Director of the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium, and Sammy Hoi, President of the Maryland Institute College of Art, for this enlightening discussion. These leaders represent both new and established consortia plus member institution perspectives.

    Leadership development has been an emphasis of ACL for this year. ACL has sponsored three leadership coffees - leading virtually, developing leaders, and addressing conflict and cohesion. The biennial ACL Summer Institute was held in July.

    Three sessions during the upcoming ACL conference scheduled for November in Chicago will focus on the challenges of leadership.  The October 17th panel discussion is both a link, and a prelude, for this leadership series.

    The members of the ACL Virtual Professional Development Committee, including panel discussion facilitators Jim Yankech of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Deborah Obalil of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design, invite you to participate in this special event.

    • Wednesday, November 02, 2022
    • (CDT)
    • Friday, November 04, 2022
    • (CDT)
    • Chicago