Established in July 2016, SAIL Institute evolved from SUNY Leadership Institute, Presidential Onboarding and a general need to create a stronger leadership pipeline.

Our vision for SAIL, is to become a globally recognized entity promoting the development and research of innovative leadership in the academic setting.

Our mission, as a system wide institute, is to develop and provide cutting-edge leadership and professional development training for faculty and staff across 64 campuses; strengthen the pipeline of senior leaders in the SUNY system and beyond.