Regional Leadership Academy

Regional Leadership Academy

Each February, the Regional Leadership Academy serves as the largest undergraduate educational program of the year. Delta Upsilon facilitates the Regional Leadership Academy (RLA) in five locations throughout the United States. These academies serve as a unique opportunity for chapter officers in a specific geographic region to attend sessions that span a wide range of topics affecting fraternity life today. It is intentionally designed as an officer training platform to provide tangible skills needed for success as defined by the Delta Upsilon Officer Core Competencies. Chapter officers engage in an interactive training and education process that helps them explore their role as a part of a highly effective leadership team for the chapter. Cost: $225

RLA West
Date: Feb. 3-5, 2017
Location: Portland, OR 
Address: 8235 NE Airport Way
       Portland, OR  97220
Phone: 503-281-2500
Registration Deadline: Jan. 18, 2017

RLA Northeast
Date: Feb. 10-12, 2017
Location, Philadelphia, PA 
Addres: 4509 Island Drive
      Philadelphia, PA  19153
Phone: 215-365-4150
Registration Deadline: Jan. 25, 2017

RLA South
Date: Feb. 10-12, 2017
Location: Atlanta, GA
Address: 475 Technology Parkways NW
       Norcross, GA  30092
Phone: 770-263-8558
Registration Deadline: Jan. 25, 2017

RLA Great Plains
Date: Feb. 17-19, 2017
Location : Kansas City, MO 
Address: 8801 NW 112th St
       Kansas City, MO  64153
Phone: 816-891-8900
Registration Deadline: Feb. 1, 2017

RLA Midwest
Date: Feb. 24-26, 2017
Address: 3000 Warrenville, Road
        Lisle, IL 60532
Phone: 630-505-1000
Registration Deadline: Feb. 8, 2017

Each RLA will follow the same schedule of events. 

Learning Objectives

Participants will have the opportunity to:
  • Articulate a personal definition for the mission and principles of Delta Upsilon.
  • Engage others in a discussion about the mission and principles of Delta Upsilon.
  • Apply the CEP as a tool for chapter improvement.
  • Communicate the purpose of the Global Service Initiative.
  • Identify tactics for generating buy in from chapter members.
  • Formulate a workable action plan with his peers.
  • Identify areas of improvement related to their role in the chapter.
  • Develop skills related to the responsibilities of their position in the chapter.
"My biggest takeaway is that we need to continue being innovators, keep pushing the envelope, and most importantly, keep building better men."-Jake Vasa, Nebraska '16