The purpose of this leadership academy is to help our chapter presidents better understand Psi Upsilon and their role Fraternity, know what resources they have at their disposal, and better develop their personal leadership style.
If you are a chapter president or officer looking to register for the event please use this link.
When: The Academy will take place between Friday, January 6th and Sunday, January 8th. All attendees are asked to arrive by 4PM and the academy will finish by noon on Sunday. For those traveling by plane staff will book your airfare.
Travel: Fraternity staff will be following up with Archons about travel after your registration is complete, any airline tickets will be purchased by the International Fraternity using the information you provided and we will do our best to accommodate any requests you have made. The International Fraternity only pays for airfare, not any upgrades, changes, baggage, or parking unless arranged prior to the Academy. Archons within a 300 mile radius to Atlanta will have the option to drive and be reimbursed or we will purchase train or bus fare depending on cost and availability. An airport shuttle between the hotel and ATL airport is available – follow this link for more information.
Location and lodging: The Academy will be located at the Kimpton Overland Atlanta Airport. You will be paired with another attendee and share a room on Friday and Saturday night, the lodging will be taken care of after you complete registration.
Curriculum: The Archons’ Academy will help prepare you for many challenges that you face as Archon as well as review the necessary information from Psi Upsilon about our policies and procedures that you will need to be successful. One of our goals of the academy is to help you build a familiarity will the staff and one another. Topics include: Psi Upsilon’s History and Values, Organizational Leadership, Conflict Resolution, Running a chapter and delegation, Resources and where to get help, and much more. The academy is structured between large and smaller breakout sessions.
One important piece of curriculum is the Birkman Assessment, which must be completed prior to attending. Instructions on how to access the assessment can be found here:
Dress Code: The Dress Code for the academy is business casual – this means coat and optional tie for men and equivalent for women. No t-shirts, jeans, or other casual clothing. On Saturday evening we will be holding a more relaxed dinner and casual clothing is appropriate then.
Health and Safety: We will be following all guidance from the State of Georgia and Clayton County, where the event will be taking place. We highly encourage all our members to be vaccinated and also be up to date with their booster shots.
Schedule: You can download a pdf copy of the schedule using the link below.
Questions: If you have questions about the academy please contact the Director of Member Services, Keith Willard at Keith@psiu.org or Executive Director Thomas Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org.