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Vision and Mission of the Leadership Institute


The vision of the Leadership Institute is to develop students into ethical, innovative, responsible, civic minded leaders who contribute positively to their local and global communities.



The purpose of the Leadership Institute is to bring students together to learn leadership skills, engage in activities that foster ethical behavior, build an inclusive community, demonstrate social responsibility and inspire a commitment to excellence. The Leadership Institute will

  • Serve as a clearinghouse of information regarding leadership opportunities at Texas State.
  • Provide a variety of leadership development opportunities within a tiered structure for incoming students, established sophomore/junior leaders and a capstone program for highly experienced junior/senior leaders.
  • Collaborate with departments within and outside the Division for Student Affairs to deliver experiential learning opportunities.


Core Values

The core values of the Leadership Institute are
  • Ethics/Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Social Responsibility
  • Inclusivity
  • Civic Engagement
  • Empowerment