The KINBER MOR Leaders Program, facilitated by MOR Associates, is an opportunity for Pennsylvania higher ed professionals, anchor institution leaders, and champions of digital equity to develop their workplace and leadership skills within a trusted framework.  

This program is designed to strengthen relationships and foster collaboration across the participating programs and organizations within the commonwealth, leading to greater statewide success in the Digital Equity & Inclusion sphere.  

MOR Leaders blends coaching, experiential learning, relationship building and mentoring in the support of developing agile strategic leaders. 

If you are a Higher Ed, Library or Digital Inclusion professional and are interested in personal and professional development opportunities to further grow your career, network, and influence, the KINBER MOR Leaders Program is for you. Applications are open from June 1 – June 30, 2024, with the cohort roster being announced by the end of July 2024.  

For more information contact Alexis LaPointe, Program Development Manager, at  

Program Objectives

  • To enhance the professional and personal development of senior staff who will play increasingly important management and leadership roles;
  • To explore opportunities for each individual to make sustainable improvements in their effectiveness;
  • To gain a heightened perspective on strategic issues facing institutions;
  • To evolve each individual’s capabilities to build a diverse workforce and create an inclusive work environment; and
  • To strengthen relationships and foster collaboration within and across participating organizations and communities.

Calendar for the 2025 KINBER MOR Leaders Program

  • A roster will be identified by end of July 2024.
  • Registration and 360° surveys begin August 2024.
  • Participants begin working on their development plans and start working with learning teams on presentations – September 2024.
  • One-to-one coaching sessions with MOR Coach – throughout program.

Orientation: September 16, 2024 (virtual)
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET

Workshop One: October 16 – 17, 2024 (in person, Lafayette College)
October 16 — 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

October 17 — 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Workshop Two: December 10 – 11, 2024 (virtual)
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ET

Workshop Three: January 8 – 9, 2025 (in person, Duquesne University)
January 8 — 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

January 9 — 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Workshop Four: February 25 – 26, 2025 (virtual)
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ET

Workshop Five: April 15 – 16, 2025 (in person, Lititz, PA)
April 15 — 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

April 16 — 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Program Costs

The tuition cost of the program is $6,000 per participant, plus travel expenses for the in-person meetings.

KINBER will offer financial assistance to cover a portion of tuition costs for participants depending on the organization’s needs. Sponsoring organizations should plan on covering the remainder of the tuition.

MOR Application

Complete the application below by June 30, 2024.