Texas Tech University

About PLI

President's Leadership Institute

The President's Leadership Institute provides a unique opportunity for both Faculty and Staff to participate in the same program while engaging with Texas Tech leadership and learning different skillsets and styles for leading in higher education.

Each year, approximately 20 aspiring leaders across campus are selected to participate in this innovative program and each year, these faculty and staff enhance the leadership dynamics within their colleges and departments.

The President's Leadership Institute is comprised of four in-person classroom sessions concluding with a graduation ceremony.


Leadership Excellence.


To empower faculty and staff with a leadership foundation guided by principles of engagement, innovation, inclusiveness, and impact.

The Application Process

Applications for the 2021-2022 President's Leadership Institute will be accepted July 1 through August 16, 2021.

A completed application requires three forms: Employee Application, Supervisor Approval Form, and AVP/Dean Approval Form.  All applications will be completed online.


Date Location Time
October 5, 2021 Texas Tech Club 8:00 - 4:30
November 18, 2021 Doak Conference Center 8:00 - 4:30
February 22, 2022 McKenzie Merket 8:00 - 4:30
March 23, 2022 TLPDC  8:00 - 4:30
April 20, 2022 PLI Graduation 11:30-1:00

Contact Information

For more information, contact presidentsleadershipinstitute@ttu.edu or Jodie Billingsley, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources at jodie.billingsley@ttu.edu.



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