Texas State University Logo
Banner Image
LBJ Student Center, Suite 5-8.1
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
512.245.LEAD (5323)

Leadership Institute

Join the Conversation

adjust type sizemake font smallermake font largerreset font size

Capstone ProgramFilm Series  Annual ConferenceWorkshop Series


Welcome to the Texas State 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


Upcoming Events 

Save the Date February 21-22, 2014


News and Information

2014 Texas State Leadership Institute Annual Conference

The Dean of Students Office will host the 2014 Texas State Leadership Institute Conference on February 21-22, 2014. The primary purpose of the conference is to bring together students to learn leadership skills, engage students in values-based activities that foster personal leadership development, build a unified community, cultivate social responsibility, and inspire students to adopt a new way of life while expanding their leadership potential.

This year's conference theme is "Leadership and Learning: Celebrating the Journey," and will be tied to the Institute's Core Values. Last year we welcomed 340 students from Texas State University and other regional colleges and universities. We look forward to another incredible conference this year! Visit the conference webpage to view photographs from previous years and learn more about the 2014 conference.