Duke Environmental Leadership Program

Duke University

To engage students in reflection and action toward becoming effective environmental leaders, co-creating a sustainable future with each other, their colleagues,

Department/Institute/Unit: Social Science Research Institute
Institution: Duke University
City: Durham
Country: United States
State/Province: North Carolina
Program Leader(s): Rebecca Vidra
Point(s) of Contact: Rebecca Vidra
Contact Email(s): vidra@duke.edu
Year Initiated: 2004
Currently Active: Yes
Program Scale: Campus
Participant Model: Cohort Based
Participant Eligibility: Other
Time Commiment for Participants: 60+ hours
Requirements for Participation: Students participate in all leadership activities and exercises throughout the program.
Application Frequency: Yearly
Application Process: Regular graduate school application, with additional essays about leadership journey and their vision for a sustainable future.
Program Recruitment Strategies: N/A
Cost to Participant: Yes
Funding or Support Available to Participants: N/A
Amount or Types of Support Available to Participants (if applicable): N/A
Mentorship Model: Each student is paired with a student in the preceding cohort. Alumni mentorship model in development
Number of Participants in Program: 10-19
How Program is Funded: Other
Other Program Partners: N/A
Number of Program Staff: 1
Is the Program Credit Bearing or Credentialing: Yes
Is there a Program Evaluation Conducted: Yes
Type(s) of Evaluation(s) Conducted: End of program survey