Student Diversity in Leadership Institute

The very first cohort of the Student Diversity in Leadership Institute commenced on January 14, 2021 and concluded with a formal presentation on March 29, 2021. The participants shared their final projects and we closed out the institute for the semester with special recognition and awards.

For more information, contact Stef Hall at or at 417-836-8921.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Current cohort

Fall 2021

Session schedule

Fall 2021
Module Presenter(s) Time
Module 1: Systemic & Historical Context/Long-Range Plan Wes Pratt TBD
Module 2: Cultural Consciousness Dr. Judith Martinez TBD
Module 3: Racial Diversity Dola Flake TBD
Module 4: Disability Awareness

Shamshir Tarlanov

Arianna Fournier

Module 5: Gender & Sexual Diversity Rev. Michelle Scott-Huffman TBD
Module 6: Religion Dr. Wafaa A. Kaf TBD
Module 7: Power & Privilege Dr. Stephen Spates TBD
Module 8: Practical Leadership Application Dr. Rabekah Stewart TBD
Module 9: Practical Leadership Application Dr. Tara Benson TBD
Module 10: Institute Completion TBD TBD