Levitetz Leadership Program


Founded in 2018 through the generous donation of Jeff Levitetz, New College alumnus and owner of Purity Wholesale Grocers, the Levitetz Leadership Program (LLP) prepares students for leadership roles in a variety of settings including business, government, non-profit organizations, and community and civic activities. Housed in New College at The University of Alabama, the LLP builds upon New College’s 50-year commitment to life-long, interdisciplinary learning planned around the practical integration of a liberal arts education, experiential learning, and educational outreach and service.

Core Values

Foundational to the LLP are five core values essential for effective leadership in a vastly changing world:

Effective leaders…

  • Act ethically and with humility
  • Build collaborative relationships
  • Communicate effectively
  • Exhibit empathy towards self and others
  • Foster creativity and innovation


The following resources are available to participants in the Levitetz Leadership Program:

For more information, contact Dr. Natalie Adams, program director at nadams@ua.edu.