The Whitehead Leadership Society is an organization established to encourage leadership and academic excellence within the University of Redlands School of Business. As facilitators of professional education and lifelong learning, individual members of the Society have the responsibility to:
To be considered for WLS membership, nominees must be a current student with current degree program not signed off at time of nomination and induction. Students may become eligible for WLS nomination in one of the following ways:
Demonstrate leadership skills and knowledge through service in the community, workplace, classroom, and through academic excellence. These students may be nominated by faculty, school administrators, or by self-nomination.
Students who are eligible for membership in the WLS may be approved for WLS induction in one of the following ways:
The <Semester Year> nominations are due to Christine Taitano, the Director of Student Success, at SBStudentSuccess@redlands.edu no later than <Month Day>, 2021. All four nomination requirements listed above must be completed and submitted as one packet by the deadline for consideration.
All nominations will be reviewed for approval by the WLS Board of Directors. Those approved for induction will receive an email invitation at least two weeks prior to the induction date.
The next WLS Induction ceremony will be held virtually on <Date> at <Time>. Attendance is by invitation only.
The WLS Board of Directors is responsible for:
WLS members interested in becoming a Board member must submit an application, resume, and three letters of recommendation to be reviewed by the current WLS Board of Directors.
The Whitehead Leadership Society Scholarship for Purposeful Leadership was inaugurated by the WLS Board of Directors to encourage purposeful leadership within the University of Redlands School of Business. The scholarship is in keeping with the WLS traditions of socially responsible service and sustainable practices in the communities in which our students work and live. At least one $500 scholarship award will be granted each fiscal year by the WLS.