Human Resources and Office of Institutional Equity


“Yes, certain leaders amplify intelligence. These leaders, whom we have come to call Multipliers, create collective, viral intelligence in organizations. Other leaders act as Diminishers and deplete the organization of crucial intelligence and capability. But what is it that these Multipliers do? What is it that Multipliers do differently than Diminishers?”  

  Liz Wiseman, Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

“It isn’t how much you know that matters. What matters is how much access you have to what other people know. It isn’t just how intelligent your team members are; it is how much of that intelligence you can draw out and put to use.” 

  Liz Wiseman, Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter


Enhancing, Developing and Strengthening
IPFW Leadership Reso

leadership-academy-signatureThe IPFW Leadership Academy was implemented in 2016 to enhance, develop and strengthen the university's leadership resources.  Each year the program works with a select cohort of highly effective chairs, directors and managers who engage in a variety of learning activities followed by completion of a funded project.  Participants in this competency based program will:

  • Complete a 360° feed back assessment process to prioritize reflection, self-awareness, and further individual growth;
  • Participate in a full day workshop along with eight other programs, including a field trip to a local organization

Competencies to be developed include:

  • Conflict management
  • Interpersonal and team skills
  • Project and time management
  • Change and transitions management
  • Leadership self-awareness


2018 Leadership Academy Planning Team

The 2018 Leadership Academy Planning Team consists of Christine Kuznar, Senior Associate Athletic Director (Co-Chair), Cynthia Springer, Director Human Resources and Institutional Equity, Kim McDonald, Associate Dean, ETCS and Professor of Organizational Leadership & Supervision, Marcia Dixson, Associate Vice Chancellor for Teaching and Learning (Co-Chair) and Bruce Kingsbury, Associate Dean.

For questions, contact Marcia Dixson or Christine Kuznar, Co-Chairs.