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Mission Leadership Institute

July 29-August 1, 2018
Villanova University, outside Philadelphia


Not just for mission officers!

Registration for this event is now closed. For further information, contact Nadine Jalandoni.


Representatives of Catholic higher education are invited to join this intensive program from July 29 to August 1, 2018, at the newly renovated Inn at Villanova University to explore the complex and multi-layered roles of mission leaders in Catholic higher education.

Formerly known as the Mission Officer Institute, the ACCU Mission Leadership Institute is an intensive 4-day summer program facilitated by experienced mission officers and other experts in Catholic higher education. The Mission Leadership Institute features:

  • engaging presentations by inspiring speakers
  • workshops and activities, including the opportunity to develop an "Action Project" to take back to campus
  • panels of experts eager to assist and mentor participants 
  • opportunities for prayer and worship


FAQs about the Institute, program schedule, and discounted team rate are available below.  


WHO SHOULD ATTEND: The Mission Leadership Institute is designed to help new, emerging, and future mission leaders integrate and sustain mission on their campus. The program is for anyone who has responsibilities for advancing, promoting, and integrating Catholic mission on campus. This includes mission officers, student development personnel, department chairs, diversity officers, and deans and provosts.  The Institute is also an excellent opportunity for mid-career and senior mission leaders to gain new perspectives, learn new skills, and refresh their spirit.



Full Registration – one person  $1,499
Full Registration – two-person team* $2,499
Full Registration – three-person team* $3,499
Day Registration** – one person $1,199
Day Registration** – two-person team* $1,899
Day Registration** – three-person team* $2,599

* Team rates apply when more than one person from the same institution registers.

** Day Registration rates do not include accommodations.



Questions? Please contact Nadine T. Jalandoni at


Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to some common questions about the Mission Leadership Institute


Review the tentative agenda for each day of the four-day Institute



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