Tanya Flores has been named a 2022-23 Presidential Leadership Fellow
Tanya Flores has been names a 2022-23 Prediential Leadership Fellow. The program’s
goal is to foster talented, emerging leaders with administrative potential. With the
support of The Mellon Foundation, the university was able to expand the program in
2019, with an emphasis on providing training in higher education leadership to rising
academic leaders from the fields of arts and humanities.
Fellows engage in the activities and work of the Office of the President and with
the President’s Cabinet over the course of one academic year. Each Presidential Leadership
Fellow identifies an area of particular interest—fundraising, university budgets,
student success, strategic planning, etc.—to concentrate on during the year through
study, a project or group work.
The Fellows cohort meets with the president each month and participates in a subset
of the President’s Cabinet meetings. Additionally, they meet with and collaborate
with Cabinet members and other senior university leadership in their area of particular