Hughes Leadership Institute (HLI)

HLI LogoMission Statement

The mission of the Hughes Leadership Institute (HLI) is to educate and challenge its members to be successful, innovative and ethical leaders who will positively represent EDGE Residential College in Hughes Hall and the University of Central Arkansas. HLI is the only residential leadership organization that provides its members the opportunity to learn together, serve together and lead together—all while living together in EDGE@Hughes.


The purpose of HLI is to present the residents of EDGE Residential College in Hughes Hall the opportunity to explore leadership theories, leadership styles and leadership skills with the goal of assisting the student in identifying her/his own personal strengths.  By giving the students tools to be successful leaders on-campus, they will train to provide leadership for the larger community for the greater good.


The Hughes Leadership Institute member will:

 ♦ discover different personality types

 ♦ uncover personal leadership strengths & utilize it these as a leader

 ♦ learn about different leadership styles and theories

 ♦ develop a structured way of setting personal future goals

 ♦ be introduced to different types of leaders within and around the community

 ♦ contribute in a meaningful way to the campus and the community