Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning

Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning - St. Cloud State University

Summer university leadership program


Spend two weeks building higher education leadership skills while experiencing life on the Mississippi River.  This program is a blend of education and cultural events developed specifically for public and private university faculty, staff, and administrators. 


Educational Workshops:

  • Building Community Relations
  • College/University Leadership
  • Curriculum Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Issues in Higher Education
  • Organizational Theory in Higher Education
  • Planning & Policy Development
  • Strategic Enrollment Management
  • Student Affairs Management

Educational Tours:

  • Alexandria technical College
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College
  • Bemidji State University
  • College of St. Benedict & St. John's University
  • Minnesota Highway & Safety Research Center
  • Minnesota Business Tour
  • MnSCU Office of the Chancellor
  • Ridgewater Community College

Cultural Events:

  • Mississippi River Canoe Trip
  • Itasca State Park & Mississippi Headwaters
  • Picnic on the Mississippi riverside
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art
  • Science Museum of Minnesota
  • Stearns County History Museum
  • Mall of America Tour
  • Green Lake Boat Cruise
  • Riverbats Baseball Game
  • Carlos Creek Wintery Tour

*Activities may be subject to change


Program Details:

When: exact dates have yet to be determined but will be around mid-July through mid-August of 2011


Accommodations: You will stay at the beautiful Grandstay Hotel in downtown St. Cloud, just blocks from campus and the Mississippi River. 

Pricing: Approximately $4,000 per participant, depending upon the size of the cohort, and includes all educational and cultural activities, meals, lodging and domestic transportation.  (International airfare not included.)

Program Brochure with Chinese (PDF)

Program Brochure (PDF)

For more information:

Contact: Xingcai Liu, Assistant to the Dean