Scripps Howard Leadership Academy at Newhouse

Leadership immersion program for deans, associate deans, chairs, faculty and journalists

The Scripps Howard Leadership Academy at Newhouse is an immersive training program designed for higher education leaders or those interested in learning about the challenges and rewards of leading an academic institution, including deans, associate deans, department chairs, faculty and experienced journalists.

This highly selective program will educate and prepare participants to pursue leadership positions at journalism and mass communications schools.

The Scripps Howard Leadership Academy at Newhouse will feature an invited cohort of 12 to 16 participants in 2023, with the program to be held for the first time at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on the Syracuse University campus from July 16-20, 2023. The Academy returns after a several-year hiatus thanks to a generous gift from the Scripps Howard Fund.

Positioning communications schools for the future

The theme of the 2023 Scripps Howard Leadership Academy at Newhouse will be “Innovating in Transformative Times.” The Academy will focus on the challenges facing journalism and mass communications schools and industry, as changing demands test the relevancy of programs today. 

Key topics to be addressed include:

How to apply to the Scripps Howard Leadership Academy at Newhouse

Nominations are being accepted through May 15, 2023. Self-nominations are welcome. 

Each nomination requires three elements, which must be uploaded at the time of application:

There is no cost to selected participants. The program will cover travel, accommodations and program fees.

This training program is a partnership between the Newhouse School and the Scripps Howard Fund. The Scripps Howard Leadership Academy was previously hosted by Louisiana State University’s Manship School of Mass Communication. 

Application deadline: May 15, 2023 

Dates: July 16-20, 2023 

Location: The Newhouse School