CACUBO’s Leadership Institute is an immersive higher education leadership development experience. This three-day, team-based, intensive workshop helps professionals advance their careers and institutions elevate their teams. Join us for this higher education leadership conference to work alongside your peers as you hone your leadership skills.

Whether you’re a new manager or a seasoned leader, the CACUBO Leadership Institute will sharpen your focus, while enabling you to earn CPE credits.

The theme of this higher education leadership conference changes each year in order to offer fresh, exciting and relevant content for CACUBO members. Whether you have attended a previous Leadership Institute or this will be your first, the higher education leadership development you receive will always be fresh, new and applicable to you!

2016 Leadership Institute

The 6th Annual CACUBO Leadership Institute was held Aug. 1-3, 2016, in downtown Chicago at the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront Hotel. This year’s curriculum featured some exciting topics, including ‘The Leadership Journey’ and ‘The Real-Life MBA’ programs presented by Dr. Gerald Graham, a nationally recognized expert in the area of leadership.

Registration at this higher education leadership conference is limited, so we encourage you to register early!

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The Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront  (71 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601; 312/346-7100) is located in the core of bustling, fashionable downtown Chicago, this full-service hotel is just steps from The Loop – Chicago’s theatre and cultural district.


Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in how you can help plan and host the Leadership Institute? Visit our Volunteer Opportunities page to learn more about how you can not only participate, but plan the next Leadership Institute.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in sponsoring CACUBO events, like the Leadership Institute? Visit our Business Partner Resource Center for more information.

Course Materials

2016 Required Reading: “LEAD – How Effective Leaders Get Things Done” by Dr. Graham.  Please Click Here and then the Enroll button to purchase the book.

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