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Ziegler Leadership Forum

Named in honor of John S. Ziegler, the first President of Austin Peay, the Ziegler Leadership Forum is the premier annual leadership event held each spring semester and is open to all registered APSU students, faculty, and staff to present and/or attend. The event includes a full leadership development experience following a specific theme chosen for the year. A committee of students are selected to work with the Office of Student Life and Engagement's GovsLEAD staff planning, promoting and facilitating our annual Leadership Forum. 

Save the Date Sunday, March 24, 2024


This leadership conference is open to all students, faculty, and staff, whether you are a student leader on campus or are just starting to explore your leadership style.

We are currently accepting program/workshop proposals for the conference style forum. Faculty, staff, and students can submit program proposals and present at the conference. Programs can be in a variety of styles including presentations, workshops, or roundtables and can be catered to faculty and staff, students, or all attendees. 

Program proposals are due February 25 and can be submitted via Peaylink. The submission form can be found using this link: https://peaylink.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/start/617730

 *This is a great opportunity to get conference experience and a great addition to for students to add to their resume*


Is there a cost associated with the conference?

This conference is free for all APSU students.

What is the dress code?

Business casual dress code is requested. 

Will I get extra credit for any of my classes by attending?

Ask your instructors! Some may give credit for attending this event.


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