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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.

This year's President's Leadership Institute is comprised of five in-person classroom sessions concluding with a graduation ceremony.


Leadership Excellence.


To provide faculty and staff with a strong leadership framework centered around the principles of excellence, innovation, and accountability.

The Application Process

Applications for the 2023-2024 President's Leadership Institute will be accepted August 7, 2023 through September 8, 2023.

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


Date Location Time
October 3, 2023 McKenzie Merket 8:00 - 4:30
November 17, 2023 Doak Conference Center 8:00 - 4:30
January 31, 2024 Red Raider Lounge 8:00 - 4:30
February 20, 2024 TLPDC 8:00 - 4:30
March 26, 2024 Frazier 8:00 - 4:30
April 18, 2024 PLI Graduation 11:30-1:00

Contact Information

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



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