Leadership is a central theme of Gettysburg College Mission Statement:
"Gettysburg College, a national, residential, undergraduate college committed to a liberal education, prepares students to be active leaders and participants in a changing world."
In regards to leadership, we believe the following about leadership:
The student leadership learning outcomes at Gettysburg are:
Integrity: Owning and upholding a commitment to personal, group, and institutional values in thought and act. Congruence: doing what you say you’re going to do.
Self-Awareness: An ability to authentically and realistically assess who you are.
Collaboration: An ability to work with others towards a common purpose.
Impact: An ability to have an effect on others independent of formal power.
Transformational Action: An ability to see the big picture, develop a strategy, and facilitate change.