Years of research show that leaders are made, not born. KLI is committed to upholding Claremont McKenna’s leadership mission by offering students experiences that will challenge them to think, feel, and act as a leader and a changemaker.
The mission of the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College is to be a premier academic center for the promotion and understanding of responsible, innovative leadership and to provide unique opportunities for CMC students to develop as outstanding real world leaders in the public, private and social sectors.
Awards and Accolades
Congratulations to Douglas Peterson ‘80 P’14 P’15, Chairman of KLI’s Advisory Board, on receiving the “Inclusive and Sustainable Business Award” as President & CEO of S&P Global. This award is presented by BritishAmerican Business, the leading transatlantic business organization.
Professor David Day, KLI’s Academic Director has been announced as Distinguished Speaker for the Bass Distinguished Speaker Series at Binghamton University’s Bass Center for Leadership Studies. Professor Day will deliver the 12th Annual Address! Congratulations, Professor Day!
TUE 09/03 Fall Semester Begins
FRI 09/06 Club & Institute Fair – North Quad
The Leadership Library
Read about what is going on in the world of leadership research. This gallery provides a continuously growing database of articles grounded in research to help guide you during your leadership development journey.
The KLI Leadership Competency Model
What is it?
Our Competency model has been proven to develop and maximize leadership potential in individuals. We are the leading institute for leadership research, theory, and practice. Our goal is to help students become the leaders that this world needs through these three competencies.
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