The Indiana Academy Celebrates 50 Years and Inducts Eight Leaders for their Contributions to Private Higher Education in Indiana

The Indiana Academy Celebrates 50 Years and Inducts Eight Leaders for their Contributions to Private Higher Education in Indiana

The Indiana Academy Celebrates 50 Years and Inducts Eight Leaders for their Contributions to Private Higher Education in Indiana State Health Commissioner Recognized with Honorary Doctorate from Trine University  INDIANAPOLIS (October 22, 2021)—The Indiana Academy celebrated its 50th anniversary with a gala at the Columbia Club in Indianapolis on Monday, October 18. The Academy was founded in 1970 and promotes the advancement of Indiana through the support of Independent Colleges of Indiana and its member institutions. The eight members honored at this year’s gala included: Earl Goode, Chief of Staff, Indiana Governor Eric…Read more
The Mind Trust’s Go Farther Literacy Fund awarded Center for Leadership Development $2,000 to support their Imani Book Club

The Mind Trust’s Go Farther Literacy Fund awarded Center for Leadership Development $2,000 to support their Imani Book Club

We Want to Create Experiences That Spark Imagination Written by The Mind Trust and readable here: https://www.themindtrust.org/news/we-want-to-create-experiences-that-spark-imagination/.  When The Mind Trust launched the Go Farther Literacy Fund in spring 2021, the Center for Leadership Development (CLD) saw an opportunity to expand its Imani Book Club by applying for support. Their robust and compelling proposal was selected among 13 other recipients for the inaugural round of funding. Literacy is central to much of what CLD does in their programming to support and empower Black and Brown youth. The goal of everything CLD does for fourth through…Read more
Tribute of Gratitude for Mr. Sydney “Syd” Steele

Tribute of Gratitude for Mr. Sydney “Syd” Steele

Tribute of Gratitude for Mr. Sydney “Syd” Steele With a heavy heart but with eternal gratitude for superb service rendered, we celebrate the magnificent life of longtime Center for Leadership Development board member, Mr. Sydney “Syd” Steele. Syd passed on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Syd’s regard and value for the CLD mission goes back to his longstanding friendship with CLD’s founding president, S. Henry Bundles, Jr. Syd was fully invested in CLD and has contributed in several ways towards the organization’s growth, uplift and increasing community impact. In fact, Syd was serving in the…Read more
Center for Leadership Development appoints new VP, Chief Program Officer

Center for Leadership Development appoints new VP, Chief Program Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        April 19, 2021 Center for Leadership Development appoints new VP, Chief Program Officer Dr. Terry Whitt Bailey to lead expanded team, oversee new satellite, in-school programming INDIANAPOLIS – Today, the Center for Leadership Development (CLD) announced Dr. Terry Whitt Bailey (CLD ’81) as the organization’s new vice-president and chief program officer. The newly created position will lead an expanded programmatic team, with oversight of satellite and in-school programs as well. CLD’s expansion is made possible by a grant from the Lilly Endowment in 2019. Last week, CLD announced agreements with…Read more
CLD Director of Development elected to Indiana Association of Fundraising Professionals board of directors

CLD Director of Development elected to Indiana Association of Fundraising Professionals board of directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        March 5, 2021 CLD Director of Development elected to Indiana Association of Fundraising Professionals board of directors Veteran fundraiser Melanie Frazier one of few Black Certified Fund Raising Executives internationally  INDIANAPOLIS – The Center for Leadership Development (CLD) empowers African American youth and encourages them to achieve academic, professional and life success. Leading by example, CLD Director of Development, Melanie Frazier, has been nominated and voted to the board of directors of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Indiana Chapter. With a robust background in fundraising, Frazier holds multiple certifications…Read more
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