Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Leaders from across the Commonwealth make up the inaugural Leadership exChange cohort

July 01, 2024

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) and its affiliate, the Kentucky Student Success Collaborative (KYSSC), are hosting the inaugural Leadership exChange cohort beginning in September.

The Leadership exChange is a year-long change leadership program designed to provide participants with a comprehensive set of skills and tools to lead strategic change initiatives, foster innovation, and drive continuous improvement within their institutions of higher education.

ā€œEmbracing change leadership strategies in higher education has the potential to profoundly enhance student success outcomes,ā€ Dr. Lilly Massa-McKinley, executive director of KYSSC, said.

Throughout the program, participants will learn about and apply various methodologies that center the student in the design and implementation of solutions to significantly improve student success outcomes.

More than 30 campus leaders from public, private and Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) institutions will participate in five workshops throughout the academic year, culminating in a team-based project.

Members of the inaugural Leadership exChange cohort are:

Cohort members will hear from national speakers, including:

Throughout the program, cohort members will learn key change leadership principles, connect through a team-based capstone project and apply those concepts to benefit Kentucky students.

The first module of the Leadership exChange begins Sept. 6, with Jack Hess from Civic Lab talking about systemness and an ecosystem approach. To learn more about the Leadership exChange, visit leadership-exchange/.

Last Updated: 7/1/2024