Texas Academic Leadership Academy

We are aware of the COVID-19 impact on colleges and universities across the state. No changes have been made to TALA application deadlines, but we will continue to actively monitor state and federal guidelines. Any changes will be posted on the TALA website and shared with participants.

The Texas Academic Leadership Academy (TALA) is a year-long experience aimed at developing leadership skills in aspiring academic leaders. With the support of the Texas Council of Chief Academic Officers (TCCAO) and Sam Houston State University, TALA Fellows are guided by senior academic leaders and mentors.

Topics covered by the Texas Academic Leadership Academy (TALA) are drawn from research conducted with senior institutional leaders. They include finance of higher education, diversity, conflict management, free speech, faculty concerns, research, assessment, accreditation, and strategic planning, to name a few.

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