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Leadership Diversity & New Member Institute

The UMSL Leadership Diversity & New Member Institute is a student-led, student-run conference that is supported by the Office of Student Involvement annually during the fall semester. This conference teaches leadership through the lens of social justice and diversity designed for UMSL Student Leaders and Fraternity & Sorority Life members. The Planning Committee is currently seeking program proposals for this year's conference. This is a great opportunity for anyone seeking to presentation and public speaking experience as well as meeting and networking with new people.

2018 Information Coming Soon

If you have any questions about the Leadership Diversity Institute-New Member Institute, please contact Aaron Pelloquin at or 314-516-5294.

2017 Leadership Institute Schedule – Saturday, October 21, 2017

The Leadership Diversity & New Member Institute is structured on the Social Change Model. Change means improving the status quo, creating a better world, and demonstrating a comfort with transition and ambiguity in the change process. Breakout sessions are 50 minutes long at the following times:

  • Breakout Session #1: Individual Values (10:45am-11:35am)

Session ideas focus on self-awareness, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, decision making, leadership congruence, identifying leaders passions, etc.

  • Breakout Session #2: Group Values (12:45-1:35pm)

Session ideas focus on collaboration, developing a common purpose, controversy with civility, etc.

  • Breakout Session #3: Societal Values (1:45pm-2:35pm)

All sessions will be held on the 3rd floor of the Millennium Student Center



MSC 3rd Floor


Welcome & Keynote

Century Rooms


Breakout Session #1

Various Locations



MSC 3rd Floor


Breakout Session #2

Various Locations


Breakout Session #3

Various Locations



Century Rooms