William Woods announces new leadership institute

This August 2019 file photo shows the campus of William Woods University in Fulton.
This August 2019 file photo shows the campus of William Woods University in Fulton.


William Woods University announced Wednesday the establishment of the Institute for Ethical Leadership and Character.

According to a WWU release, the mission of the Institute is to "build ethical leadership capacity and character to address complex global problems, creating transformative opportunities for students, organizations and communities."

The new program will be lead by Tony Andenoro, WWU vice president.

"The Institute for Ethical Leadership and Character aligns with the core values of William Woods," WWU president Jeremy Moreland said in a release. "We are proud to have Dr. Tony Andenoro lead this initiative and look forward to the institute's significant contributions to global leadership development."

The Institute will feature academic programs aimed to instill "ethical leadership principles in students," which will prepare graduates for complex challenges.

The new program will include research and grant projects, as well as partnerships with organizations and institutions worldwide.

"We are excited to empower a dynamic team of faculty, staff and students to guide this initiative toward excellence in higher education leadership learning," Andenoro said in a release.

To learn more about the Institute for Ethical Leadership and Character, visit leadershipinstitute.williamwoods.edu/ph-d.