Big Ten Academic Alliance logoThe Big Ten Academic Alliance Academic Leadership Program, (ALP) provides intensive leadership and managerial development, addressing the challenges of academic administration at major research universities, like tightening budgets, changing student populations, and increasing pressures from external sources. Many of the program’s nearly 1,000 fellows have gone on to serve as college presidents, provosts and deans.

The 2022-2023 Cohort consists of:

Ruth Nicole Brown
Professor and Chairperson,
African American and African Studies
College of Arts and Letters
Chris Long, Dean,
College of Arts and Letters

Ming-Han Li
Professor and School Director,
Planning, Design and Construction
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and
College of Social Science
Mary Finn, Dean, College of Social Science
Kelly Millenbah, Interim Dean,
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Narayanan Parameswaran
Professor, Physiology and
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Staff Administration
Aron Sousa, Dean, College of Human Medicine
Lee Cox, Chairperson, Physiology

Lisa Reeves
Chief of Staff
College of Education
Ann Austin, Interim Dean, College of Education

Kjerstin Thorson
Associate Professor, Advertising and Public Relations and Journalism and
Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives
College of Communication Arts & Sciences
Prabu David, Dean, College of Communication Arts & Sciences
Teresa Mastin, Chairperson, Advertising and Public Relations
Timothy Vos, School Director, Journalism