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Food Systems Leadership Institute Fellow Dr. Bowerman Honored by Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)

Dr. Bowerman was one of twenty-five Fellows of the Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI) were honored during a ceremony at the annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) in New Orleans, LA. The Fellows were recognized for their accomplishments in completing the FSLI executive leadership development program and for contributions they have made to their individual organizations and the broader higher education and food systems.

The FSLI is a 2-year program designed for experienced leaders in academia,
government, and industry. Through a dynamic curriculum that includes three
executive style residential sessions, individual coaching, mentoring, and personal
projects, the FSLI seeks to enhance personal leadership ability, develop skills and
knowledge for organizational change, and broaden perspectives on integrated food
Fellows report that the FSLI experience has had a significant impact on their
leadership abilities. Leadership growth can be measured in many different ways,
and more than a third of the Fellows have experienced promotions, selection to lead
high-profile initiatives, election to university-wide leadership posts, and other
recognitions. Other Fellows are using their enhanced leadership and broader food
systems perspectives to lead change from their current positions.
The FSLI is a program of the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities. It
was created with financial support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and is
operated in a partnership between North Carolina State University, The Ohio State
University, and California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. More
information on the FSLI is available at


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