Welcome to the Tobias Center
The Tobias Center focuses on research and programs related to the study of leadership across all sectors – including corporate, public service, education, religion, medicine, and non-profit organizations. Its focus on multiple sectors and on both the practice and theory of leadership distinguishes its agenda among leadership programs nationwide. Through ongoing research in a variety of sectors, it generates knowledge about leadership and disseminates this knowledge through a variety of programs.
Tobias Leadership Conference
April 24-26, 2014
This forum explores leadership in a range of different contexts encompassing leadership in the business, government, education, medical, nonprofit and other communities.
Leadership at Gettysburg
Leadership at Gettysburg trip
September 22-23, 2014
Led by Peter Carmichael, Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College
Examine leadership at Gettysburg from the ground, looking from the perspective of the generals and the point of view of the ordinary soldier. Walk the battlefield and stand where Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address. How did the war strategy change at Gettysburg? Understand the politics and context of the war. Understand the perspective of the soldier who fought and died there.
Dr. Ora Pescovitz: "My Path: Learning, Leadership and Life"
EVPMA, University of Michigan and CEO, University of Michigan Health System
October 25, 2013
Indiana History Center, 450 W. Ohio St.
This forum celebrates the achievements of women leaders. Together, students, faculty, and the community explore the role of gender and work/life balance in the modern workplace. Open to the public.