The Taylor Leadership Institute is an initiative within the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, emphasizing the encouragement, promotion and rewarding of personal, civic and community engagement with a concentration on values and leadership constructs. The Community Leadership Minor offers an in-depth study of leadership from a theoretical perspective balanced with practical application. The credential was approved by the Academic Program Committee, and voted upon by the full Faculty Association.*
The Institute facilitates the education and development of students on how to become effective, ethical and value-based leaders with a commitment to excellence, accountability, and responsibility to the real world of the workplace and civic/community engagement. Several programs are now operational that demonstrate this:
2013 TLI Brochure
To develop and promote global ethical leadership and character among our students and the UNF community through education, service, civic engagement and research.
R.Bruce Taylor, III, Ph. D. , the chairman of the UNF Board of Trustees, championed with Dr. Mauricio Gonzalez, Vice President of UNF International and Student Affairs, a leadership resource for the UNF campus community: what is now known as the Taylor Leadership Institute. Dr. Taylor founded Taylor Engineering, Inc. and guided the company to prominence as one of the leading coastal and water resource engineering organizations in the United States. Dr. Taylor is the recipient of a number of honors and recognitions for his leadership roles to include Distinguished Alumnus at the University of Florida and Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Florida Engineer of the Year and the nation’s highest honor given to a professional engineer: the National Society of Professional Engineer’s Award. Dr. Taylor participates in planning, developing and promoting innovative programs offered by the UNF Taylor Leadership Institute.
Dalton Institute Presentation, February 2011, Tallahassee, FL; Produced by Chanel Stovall, Leadership Certificate Graduate.
The Taylor Leadership Institute publishes a monthly newsletter that provides information on recent and upcoming events, ways to be a leader on campus and around the community, and updates on the Leadership Program!
TLI at a Glance
Friday, April 4, 2014
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2014-2015 Student Leadership Scholarship Application
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