Shoshana Engelson. A Winter 2015 Global Scholarship Recipient, in Argentina

BLI Fellows Retreat

2014 Summer Experience Showcase Presenters

BLI Fellows Participating in Detroit Partnership Day

Alternative Spring Break Growing Power Food Systems Team

Director Jason Owen-Smith Collaborating with BLI Students

Alternative Summer Break Asian Youth Services Team

BLI Fellows Ambassadors, Senior Fellows, and Administrators at Fellows Retreat

Women in Leadership Lessons Student Project Team


Welcome to the Barger Leadership Institute. The Institute was founded in 2007 with the generous support of University of Michigan alumni committed to innovative undergraduate education in the liberal arts and to the goal of early, rigorous, and general leadership education. The Barger Leadership Institute partners with the Organizational Studies and other units on campus to provide Michigan students with rich curricular and co-curricular opportunities as well as funding in support of leadership learning that teaches beyond the conventional classroom.

We invite you to find out more about our students, upcoming events, and available Institute resources.

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