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Lepa Marinkovski Named to 2024 New Leadership Academy Fellow Cohort

Lepa Marinkovski, assistant professor lecturer in the Department of English and the director of Humanities Scholars in the College of Humanities, has been named one of the 32 New Leadership Academy (NLA) fellows for 2024. NLA is a nationally recognized leadership development program that gives participants the courage, knowledge and tools to lead transformative change. Marinkovski will participate with leaders from institutions all over the country in varying levels of leadership for this year-long leadership opportunity.

A first-generation college graduate and proud Alaska Native and Macedonian, Marinkovski works to ensure that every student has a voice and that their voice can be heard. As director of the Humanities Scholars Program, she helps first-year students at the University of Utah discover a love of research and learning. Marinkovski is an AmeriCorps aluma and saw first-hand the need for a voice and an advocate. In the Department of English, she instructs teacher preparation courses and a variety of other English courses. Her favorite role is that of mother to two wonderful girls.

Last Updated: 2/20/24