Scripps Howard Leadership Academy at Newhouse

A 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.

When: July 17-19, 2023
Where: S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University

This highly selective program educates and prepares participants to pursue leadership positions at journalism and mass communications schools.

The Scripps Howard Leadership Academy at Newhouse featured an invited cohort of 16 participants in 2023, with the program held for the first time at Syracuse. The Academy returned after a several-year hiatus thanks to a generous gift from the Scripps Howard Fund.

Learn more about the members of the 2023 cohort.

Positioning communications schools for the future

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

Key topics addressed include:

How to apply to the Scripps Howard Leadership Academy at Newhouse

The application deadline for the 2023 cohort was May 15, 2023. Check back for deadline information for the 2024 cohort.

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.