Leadership Drury

Leadership Drury is a program that develops a student’s understanding of the nature, potential and responsibility of leadership in its attempt to create positive change for the common good. The opportunity for a student to learn how to be effective in leadership roles and processes through engaged learning and co-curricular experiences is a premise of the Leadership Drury program. Students will walk away from Leadership Drury having gained valuable skills that they can add to their resume and apply in many situations far beyond their graduation. Students receiving Recognition in Leadership Drury will:

  • Have the program notated on their academic transcript
  • Receive a digital badge to annotate completion of the program and highlight learning outcomes
  • Be recognized upon graduation at an annual award's banquet
  • Fulfill both Engaged Learning CORE Curriculum graduation requirements

If you're interested in learning more about the program, email Ryan Gipson: rgipson@drury.edu, or stop by FSC 117. To officially sign up for Leadership Drury, use the link below:

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Download the most current version of the Recognition in Leadership Drury Approval Form to track your progress.


Program of Study

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Core Credit Courses (4 Credit Hours Total)

Students must complete each of the four, core courses within the Leadership Drury series. PDEV courses do not incur course overload fees. Instructors represent a cross-section of campus life and community leaders.

PDEV 281: Leadership and the Individual
PDEV 282: Leadership and Team Dynamics
PDEV 283: Leadership and the Community
PDEV 284: Leadership and the World


Leadership Experiences (Participation in 2 Required)

The Leadership Experience requirement may be met by participating in two of the following programs:


Professional Leadership Preparation (Completion of 2 Required | 1-3 Credit Hours)

The Professional Leadership Preparation requirement may be met by completing the requirements from each of the following areas:

Complete one of the following courses:

Complete one of the following experiences:


Experiential Learning Requirement (Completion of 3 Required)
The Experiential Learning requirement may be met by participating in three of the following experiences:

  1. Volunteerism/Community Service Experience
  2. Study Abroad Experience
  3. Career Exploration Experience
  4. Undergraduate Research Experience
    • Undergraduate research project in collaboration with a faculty member
  5. Leadership Engagement Experience

Contact Ryan Gipson: rgipson@drury.edu, FSC 117 for more details.

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