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Emerging Leaders Institute

The Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI) is a four-day, in-person leadership experience designed to enhance the personal development of undergraduate members who identify as emerging leaders. ELI participants develop a greater understanding of who they are as a person and leader and learn how to apply leadership skills and experiences to their undergraduate experience and beyond.

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2022 ELI Overview

The 2022 ELI was hosted at Butler University in Indianapolis from July 28-31. The 51 participants represented 33 unique college chapters. See the list of chapters represented at the 2022 ELI.

The ELI Experience

Learn more about Molly Keller’s (Alpha Nu/Montana) experience at the 2022 ELI by reading her post on the Theta Blog.

  • I am so lucky to have gotten to participate in the ELI. It was truly a great experience. I got to meet lifelong Theta friends and grow as a leader. Thank you for an amazing weekend!

    Erika Effenberger

    Eta Psi/Tufts

  • I would 100% recommend this program! I consider myself a more effective leader after participating in the 2022 ELI.

    Trudie Anderson

    Trudie Anderson

  • I’m extremely grateful for the opportunity to participate in such an amazing program. I can’t wait to share what I learned with my chapter and my friends!

    Bella Maitland

    Delta Kappa/LSU

Theta Foundation Support

Thanks to generous support from Theta Foundation, the ELI experience is provided to members at little to no cost.