New Leader Development Series (NLDS)


The New Leader Development Series will not be offered during the Fall 2023 semester. The program will undergo a robust evaluation with a plan to relaunch an updated learning experience in the Spring 2024.

Exciting changes are underway for the New Leader Development Series. As we continue our commitment to delivering a high-quality leadership program, we want to inform you of some significant developments.  

  1. Program Pause for Fall 2023 Semester: We regret to announce that the New Leader Development Series will be paused for the upcoming Fall 2023 semester. This decision was not made lightly, and we understand the impact this may have on our participants and stakeholders. However, this pause is essential to facilitate a comprehensive evaluation of the program.
  2. Robust Evaluation Process: During the Fall 2023 semester, our team will conduct a thorough and comprehensive evaluation of the New Leader Development Series. This evaluation will encompass various aspects of the program, including content, delivery methods, participant feedback, and overall effectiveness. We are dedicated to gaining insights that will help us enhance the program's impact and relevance for all participants.
  3. Exciting Relaunch in Spring 2024: We are pleased to share that following the evaluation period, the New Leader Development Series is set to relaunch in the Spring 2024 semester. Leveraging the insights gained from the evaluation, we are committed to introducing updates and improvements that will elevate the program's quality and align it more closely with the evolving needs of emerging leaders.

We recognize the significance of the New Leader Development Series in nurturing leadership skills and fostering growth among our participants. Our goal is to ensure that the program continues to be a meaningful component of leadership development at Michigan State University, providing participants with valuable knowledge and skills that empower them to excel in their professional journeys.  

Further updates regarding the program's relaunch, including key dates and registration details for the Spring 2024 semester, will be communicated well in advance. In the meantime, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to .  

We look forward to the renewed journey of growth and learning with you in the upcoming Spring 2024 semester.