​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, the premier center for student leadership development in the Midwest. Since 1997, the Leadership Institute has worked to empower individuals to contribute to a more socially responsible world with integrity and conviction. The Leadership Institute provides innovative, intentional, and inclusive leadership learning opportunities for all Central Michigan University students.