May 30, 2016
The Director of the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University joins AQQOLADE's LearnChair Radio host Bob Dragone to discuss Doerr's groundbreaking program to give leadership development to all Rice students. As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching and contributions to the betterment of our world. It seeks to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor. Dr. Kolditz explains how the Institute through certified leadership coaches helps develop the leadership potential of all of Rice's students beginning at the sophomore level. The program has been in existence for one year, and Dr. Kolditz describes what the Institute has learned in that time and where it plans to go in the future. Finally, Dr. Kolditz gives valuable insights on what it takes to be a leader.