December 17, 2014 – Tony Tolbert, director of learning environment and academic affairs and an adjunct faculty member at UCLA Law, has received the UCLA Chancellor’s Diversity Leadership Scholarship to attend the Multidimensional Leaders’ Institute
, a leadership development program offered by UCLA Anderson’s Office of Executive Education. The program brings together managers from diverse backgrounds and provides participants with the skills to become more effective leaders.
Tolbert was selected to receive the scholarship for his expertise, professional service, commitment to leadership development and dedication to UCLA’s mission. For nearly 14 years, he co-directed the law school’s Law Fellows Program, and he also served at an associate director of admissions and outreach at UCLA Law. In his current role, Tolbert focuses on enhancing the learning climate and helping all students to develop the cultural effectiveness necessary for legal professionals. Tolbert, who holds a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School and a B.A. degree from UC Santa Barbara, also teaches the law school’s Street Law clinic.