Data Analytics Workshop

Workshop June 20 in NYC!

Building a Smarter University: Leveraging Data Analytics for Student Success


SAIL Earns CNY Best











Recognized with NYSERNET for our CIO Leadership Academy, the SAIL Team accepted this award for designing a customized, multi-disciplinary program created to prepare the next generation of Information Technology Leaders.

SAIL Institute 2016-2017 by the Numbers

Leaders particated in SAILS's 2017-18 programs

Number of colleges and universities engaged in programming

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Award from the Association for Talent Development's CNY Chapter for Best Talent Developmnt Program

SAIL Research & Publications

The SAIL Institute provides innovative leadership development opportunities as well as cutting edge research on leadership, academic innovation , and critical issues in higher education.  Click here to see our books and other publications.

Latest Webinar: Predictive Analytics

A prominent barrier to student success, particularly among underrepresented, low-income, and first-generation students, is a lack of information. Predictive analytics and data-mining techniques have proven to be powerful methods of empowering and informing students.

Learn about the latest updates in predictive analytics here!

Campus-Based Workshops

The SAIL Institute works with colleges and universities to provide custom leadership development workshops for all range of higher education leaders from department chairs to presidents. Learn more.

Cross Cultural Simulation Workshop

What is the simulation?

  • engaging and interactive cultural awareness and diversity training program
  • helps participants to build awareness of cultural differences
  • challenges participants to rethink their behavior, attitudes, and their own bias

Why participate?

  • helps to identify diversity issues within organizations that must be addressed
  • helps to initiate immediate personal change
  • encourages participants to develop guidelines to support a more effective and efficient workplace culture
  • provides a safe and engaging atmosphere to address tough topics in the workplace

To request more information about the cross cultural simulations and other sessions complete this form.

Articles and Leadership Briefs

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Summer Leadership Retreat

Nominations Now Being Accepted

The summer program is a week-long retreat to enhance the leadership skills of the participants, making them more effective managers on their campuses and preparing them to take on more leadership responsibilities within SUNY in the future. To either self-nominate or nominate a SUNY colleague for the Summer Leadership Retreat, please complete the nomination form and submit to Please also send along an updated CV for the nominee via email. Deadline for nomination submissions is May 1, 2018.
Learn more here!