Indiana University


Tobias Center Vision

The enduring mission of the Tobias Center is inspiring leadership excellence on a national scale.  Special access to the Center’s work will be furnished to Indiana citizens for the distinct purpose of enhancing leadership within the state.


Conferences and Lectures

Hazelett Forum

This forum celebrates the achievements of women leaders. Together, students, faculty, and the community explore the role of gender and work/life balance in the modern workplace.  Open to the public.

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Leadership Engagement and Discovery Conference

April 20-21, 2017

This Conference explores leadership in a range of different contexts encompassing leadership in the business, government, education, medical, nonprofit and other communities.

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Tobias Lecture

The Tobias Lecture focuses on leadership in or across all sectors of the workplace. The Lecture brings together thoughtful practitioners and academicians in a setting that facilitates the examination of both the vision and spirit of leadership. Open to the public.

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International Leadership Association Annual Conference

The International Leadership Association (ILA) and the Tobias Center share a number of values, such as the support of rigorous and relevant academic research; and capturing and disseminating leadership lessons from business, government, and nonprofit leaders. The ILA's 19th annual Global Conference, Leadership in Turbulent Times, will be held October 12-15, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. Click on the links below for more information.

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