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Leadership @ UW

"Promotes the UW-Madison Leadership Framework, a shared understanding of leadership inspired by the Wisconsin Idea, that honors new and existing practices."

Mission Statement

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a rich history of developing engaged citizens in an ever-changing society. This is not coincidental, but a natural outgrowth of our university’s culture and mission.

Leadership development is taking place across our campus in organizations, programs, and courses. By connecting people and opportunities, Leadership @ UW supports our great University of Wisconsin in its tradition of promoting leadership for positive change on campus, across our state, and throughout the world.

Your Lasting Impact

Leadership @ UW brings together programs, academic courses, trainings, and workshops around the UW-Madison Leadership Framework, making it easier for individuals and organizations to develop leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities.

You can help create brand new programs to benefit students, faculty and staff on campus. Your contribution will leave a footprint with a lasting impact.

News & Updates

Rec Well's Implementation of the Leadership Framework

The Recreation and Wellbeing Department used the Leadership Framework in the Annual Training for Student Employees this year. Visit the article to learn more about the success of implementation and how you can use the Framework too!

Leadership @ UW Community of Practice Event 12/01/2023

The Leadership @ UW Team wants to extend our gratitude for anyone who attended the Fall
Community of Practice Event in December. It was amazing getting to connect and discuss
leadership development! Lookout for updates about events this semester!

Online Leadership Self-Assessment

The Online Leadership Assessment is a tool that allows individuals to identify leadership strengths and growth areas based on the UW- Madison Leadership Framework. Discover, Reflect, Grow.

UW-Madison Students Score Highly on Leadership

A new study shows strong leadership outcomes for UW–Madison students, especially those who do community service or participate in student organizations. Our students scored as high or higher than peers at other colleges in the 2018 MSL.

Engaged Leaders through Employment

The Center for Leadership & Involvement and the Office of Student Financial Aid developed this program to consult and support employers to create and maintain leadership development within the student employee experience.