BGSU Leadership Academy

Bowling Green State University was proud to offer the Leadership Academy to all faculty and staff annually.  The University is dedicated to providing an exceptional professional development opportunities that will improve leadership skills, intellectual competence, as well as promote and encourage effective relationships, partnerships and collaboration. 

With the overall vision and strategic plan of the University serving as the foundation for the Leadership Academy, faculty and staff participants will work and learn together to build our institutional leadership capacity for today and for the future.  The Leadership Academy, an integrated four-month program, offers a systematic approach for faculty and staff to learn leadership theories and, through small group collaboration, provide an institutional response to the initiatives outlined in the BGSU strategic plan, culminating in a measurable outcome.

2019 BGLA Cohort

Congratulations to the BGSU staff and faculty members who were part of the BGLA cohort. 

In the 2019 BGLA cohort were (front row, left to right) Leslie Fern (Planning Committee), Sue Tomor, Betsy Winters, Angela Pezzi, Beth Ash and Lisa Dubose (Planning Committee); back row: Debbie Carden, Angela Shank, Jerry Schnepp, Laura Barned, Annie DeTray, Andy Lynch, Allison Brandeberry, Bob Gangwer, Kyle Butler, Miguel Garza, Jeremy Joseph, Chris Schommer, Angelo Singleton, Paul Morris and Becky Cogswell. (Not pictured: Jenna Pollock)

The 2019 cohort worked diligently to develop projects supporting BGSU’s strategic plan.  Below is a brief overview of each group’s project.  To view the entire presentation click on the link to the full length video. 

Please help us congratulate this year’s BGLA cohort for a job well done!  

If you are interested in learning more about the Academy and participating in the 2019-2020 cohort please contact Lisa Dubose at

EFFECT - Enabling Falcon Faculty with Effective Classroom Technology

Develop a plan to better prepare instructors in the use of educational technology, strengthening their expertise and confidence and thereby enhancing their teaching skills. Provide ongoing support for them to identify and use the most appropriate tools for effective teaching.



EFFECT presentation pdf

 iACT - Ideas for Affording College Tuition

Propose tuition affordability by using College Credit Plus program for high school students and keeping students on track to graduate in four years. Overarching theme: “in and out in 4 years.”



iACT presentation

LINK - Learners Interpreting New Knowledge

Propose steps to strengthen BGSU Firelands post-traditional students' connection to the Bowling Green campus and provide better access to support services to meet their specific challenges, such as family and job obligations and demands on their time and finances. Suggest resources to be available at Firelands for these students.



LINK pdf

BG EcoTeam!

To better educate students, faculty and staff on cross-contamination issues and Do’s and Don’ts of recycling, and provide the University with recommendations for the future of recycling at BGSU



EcoTeam pdf