Banner images: View of Engineering Hall and Maquina fountain from the north, http://www.engr.wisc.edu/. The University of Cape Town hosted the LeaderShape Institute in 2008, http://www.engr.wisc.edu/alumni/perspective/34.2/. Civil and environmental engineering students Jonathan Blanchard, Kevin Orner and David Tengler receive a plaque from five communities in Ecuador that will benefit from a new water pipeline the students implemented in June 2009, http://www.srpieperfamilyfoundation.com/PDF/uw-powerpoint-2009.pdf. Kelvin Redd led a four-hour workshop about the Servant Leadership philosophy in November 2010 for students and staff. Faculty, staff, and students helped restore five new acres of prairie and plant rain gardens at the 2010 Day of Caring, United Way of Dane County, Wisconsin. Four students two faculty attended the Annual Greenleaf Servant Leadership Conference in Atlanta. The goal for 2011 is to send as many as 15 students.

Suzanne & Richard Pieper Family Foundation Endowed Chair for Servant Leadership

Goals at the College of Engineering

  1. Create, test, and evaluate learner-centered curriculum.

  2. Carefully design manageable quantitative, longitudinal data gathering and reporting to assess the effectiveness of the servant leadership program.

Dean’s Leadership Class

  • Evaluate and refine current offerings.

Online Leadership Class (one credit class)

  • Design, deliver, and continuously improve a new course offering to deliver skill sets, attitudes, and knowledge to students complete with in-person praxis/experiential integrative learning opportunities grounded in servant leadership.

  • Publish findings and recommendations for the larger engineering community.

Apply/Refine Outcome Metrics

  • Catalog and measure student learning outcomes that stem from existing leadership programming.

  • Create and maintain a longitudinal learning outcome measurement system.