Women's Institute for Leadership Development (WILD)

WILD Purpose

Women's Institute for Leadership Development (WILD) is designed to establish a strong network of women in the Greater Cincinnati higher education community. The program will expose women in professional roles to the administrative structure and environment of a college or university.

WILD is a collaboration between Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University, College Mt. St. Joseph, Cincinnati State Technical Community College, Miami University and University of Cincinnati.

Program Structure

The program consists of one 2-3 hour session per month.  The sessions begin at 4:00 p.m. and are hosted on a rotating basis by participating institutions. Participants from Xavier take the program as a cohort group of approximately 6 individuals.

Program Content

Expected program topics include: Team Building, Negotiations, Career Mapping, Dispositional Hiring and Leadership, Legal Issues in Higher Education and Diversity.

Application Criteria

  • Women faculty and administrator level employees
  • 2 years full-time employment at Xavier University
  • Commitment and ability to attend all sessions
  • Complete and submit an application form by date specified by The Office of Human Resources