Academic leaders hold a crucial position as managers, unifiers, and developers. We wish to enable them to use and build their skills.

Who we are

We aim to equip our current and future academic leaders with the tools and the training to excel in their roles as agents of change and development at uOttawa.

We strive to:

  • Support deans, vice-deans, department chairs, deputy and vice-provosts, research leaders and persons in equivalent positions in their role as academic leaders.
  • Facilitate networking between colleagues holding academic-unit management positions.
  • Capture the interest of future academic leaders and prepare the next generation.

The Academic Leadership Program goes hand-in-hand with the University’s Strategic Plan, Transformation 2030, and its core aspiration of outstanding leadership and management.

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Jan 6 to Apr 28

Zoom Writing Mornings

Come write online with us every Friday morning! This is a drop-in writing activity taking place from the comfort of your home or office. Everyone comm…
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Feb 21 to Feb 23

On-Campus Writing Retreat (Winter 2023)

Take part in a in-person writing retreat consisting of intensive writing sessions in the company of other uOttawa professors, in a distraction-free en…
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Mar 29

Tenure and Promotion - Workshop

During this workshop, professors will get familiar with the different steps of an application for tenure or promotion. The emphasis will be placed on…

Services and Resources

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Coaching and mentorship

Aside from our regular events and workshops above, we also offer mentorship and coaching services.