Improving Leadership In Nonprofit Organizations Focus Of Kravis-De Roulet Conference February 22-23 At Claremont McKenna College

With a diverse panel ranging from experts in philanthropy and philosophy to business and management, improving leadership capacity in the nonprofit sector is the focus of the 12th annual Kravis-de Roulet Conference, February 22-23 at Claremont McKenna College.

The conference, titled “Improving Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations,” features top leaders in their fields discussing topics at the forefront of current interest, including Les Lenkowsky, recently appointed by President Bush as CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service; Peter Drucker, author of The Practice of Management and Marie Rankin Clarke Professor of Social Science and Management, Drucker School of Management; Frances Hesselbein, President and Chairman of the Board, Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management; Florence Green, Executive Director, California Association of Nonprofits, Los Angeles; Susan Scribner, author of Boards from Hell and renowned consultant to nonprofit organizations; Gill Robinson Hickman, Professor, Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond; Joanne Ciulla, Professor and Coston Family Chair in Leadership and Ethics, Jepson School of Leadership Studies; and Mark Snyder, Professor, University of Minnesota.

A conference fee of $65, or $30 for students, includes luncheon both days. Registration is free for undergraduates and faculty at the Claremont Colleges; students from other colleges should call the number below for information on complimentary admittance. For conference registration and information, visit http://kli.research.claremontmckenna.edu or call (909) 621-8743 for more information.

The Kravis Leadership Institute’s mission of playing an active role in the development of leadership competency is realized through a number of programs in education, research, and the community. The Institute sponsors a sound educational program of leadership studies at CMC and also hosts local workshops, national conferences and speaker series, with a focus on outreach programs that enhance the leadership capabilities of the larger community.