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.