Office of Student Life

Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program

Mission, Vision, Values

MISSION:         The Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program offers transformative real-world experiences

                          that challenge Fellows to develop character, strengthen confidence, build capacity and

                          refine purpose.


VISION:             We are the standard in advancing leaders to influence historic impact.


VALUES:          The following values are heavily emphasized and comprise the culture of each cohort:


                        RELATIONSHIPS: investment in others to build community, share ideas, learn from

                        others and create synergies - understanding that innovations occur through relationships

                        and teams


                        CURIOSITY: about the people, ideas or contents of one’s surroundings that fuels one to

                        ask critical questions, add their individual perspective and develop novel ideas


                        ENGAGEMENT: showing up, making contributions and maintaining energy in all one does


                        LEADERSHIP: working hard, making decisions, holding oneself and others accountable

                        to commitments and delivering results in an ethical manner


                        DIVERSITY: of backgrounds, experiences, thoughts, academic disciplines, ideas and



                        INTENTIONALITY: discovering, living and refining one’s purpose through the pursuit of goals

                        and meaningful involvements


                        FAILURE: willingness to try to learn from the experience, regardless of the outcome