The Center for Integrative Leadership is pleased to promote and support the work of Common Grounds, a interdisciplinary student-led graduate student team that applies the concept of integrative leadership to community challenges. Guided by the principle that complex problems require cross-sector collaboration, Common Grounds brings together graduate students from across the University of Minnesota to explore community issues; provide professional research and consultation services to community organizations; and practice and promote integrative leadership.

The Mission: To develop cross-sector leaders by exploring integrative leadership, advancing professional skills in collaboration, and producing community-based consulting projects.

The Vision: Integrative leaders, collaboratively redefining the cross-sector solutions of tomorrow.

Currently five Schools are represented in Common Grounds membership: