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FRANKFORT — Kentucky State University officials announced recently that the institution will host the Eta cohort of the Higher Education Leadership Foundation (H.E.L.F.) in June.

The Leadership Institute is scheduled from Thursday, June 7 through Sunday, June 10.

“H.E.L.F. is for individuals seeking to advance his or her ability to lead with significant change while expanding their knowledge of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs),” Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II said. “This hands-on program with preeminent presidents and thought-leaders will motivate fellows to lead with vision and confidence as they develop the skills necessary to create a culture of continuous innovation.”

The H.E.L.F. mission is to prepare principled, highly skilled, transformational leaders in higher education with an interest in assuming positions of leadership at the nation’s HBCUs.

This hands-on program with preeminent presidents and thought-leaders will motivate fellows to lead with vision and confidence as they develop the skills necessary to create a culture of continuous innovation.

According to Wiley College President Herman J. Felton Jr., H.E.L.F. fellows have invaluable access to and engagement with sitting and former HBCU presidents, senior HBCU administrators, HBCU thought leaders, corporate leaders and executive recruiters.

The Leadership Institute offers a professional development experience that provides an opportunity to assess personal vocation and leadership skill, reaffirm a commitment to HBCUs and identify and enhance the qualities for a successful career as an effective leader and senior administrator.

For more information about the event, contact engagement@kysu.edu. Visit https://heleaders.org/the-eta-cohort/ to register online.

ABOUT KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY

Kentucky State University, building on its legacy of achievement as a historically black, liberal arts, and 1890 Land Grant University affords access to and prepares a diverse population of traditional and non-traditional students through high-quality undergraduate and select graduate programs. Located in Kentucky, KSU offers associate (two-year) degrees in two disciplines, baccalaureate (four-year) degrees in 24 disciplines, master’s degrees in eight disciplines, and one advanced practice doctorate in nursing. KSU has 129 full-time instructional faculty members and more than 2,000 students.