Associate Dean Jing Lei to Participate in 2024 ACC Academic Leaders Network

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Jing Lei, Professor of Instructional Design, Development, and Evaluation, will represent Syracuse University School of Education in the 2024 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Academic Leaders Network. The program is designed to facilitate cross-institutional networking and collaboration among academic leaders while building leadership capacity at participating ACC institutions.

Jing LeiLei will join four other Syracuse University representatives:

  • Lynn Brann, Associate Professor and Chair of Nutrition and Food Studies, David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics
  • Renate Chancellor, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, School of Information Studies
  • Rachel Dubrofsky, Professor and Chair of Communication and Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Shana Kushner Gadarian, Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean for Research, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

The program will kick off with a virtual event February 27, followed by three on-site sessions at Clemson University (March 20-22), University of Louisville (June 12-14), and North Carolina State University (Nov. 18-20).

The sessions will focus on leadership topics and promote leadership growth, awareness, and effectiveness.

Participating faculty members from all member institutions have received foundational leadership training and served at least one year in a relevant leadership role.

“The ACC Academic Leaders Network is a fantastic opportunity for our faculty members to fast-track their leadership development and build important relationships with colleagues across higher education,” says Jamie Winders, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, who participated in the 2018-2019 program.

Originally published by SU News.