Five staff members selected for 2021-22 Leadership UNK class

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney has selected five staff members for its 2021-22 Leadership UNK class.

In its 15th year, the program is designed to expose participants to leadership opportunities at UNK and in the Kearney area, enhance their leadership skills and encourage them to accept leadership roles in the future. Leadership UNK also gives members opportunities to network with the campus community, classmates, speakers and others to discuss issues pertinent to campus and leadership development.

Leadership UNK LogoThroughout the academic year, participants attend nine half-day sessions and one full-day meeting that examine various aspects of leadership within the University of Nebraska system. They’re also required to attend local board meetings and complete at least four hours of volunteer service.

Members of the 15th class of Leadership UNK are:
Stefani Wegner, Health Sciences
Renee Mitchell, Human Resources
Heidi Knake, International Education
Olivia Whittaker, Registrar’s Office
Bethany Johnson, Kinesiology and Sport Sciences

Leadership UNK is administered by program alumni selected as members of the board of graduates. There is no cost to participate.

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