William R. Harvey Leadership Institute

The William R. Harvey Leadership Institute—founded in Fall 2000—is an outgrowth of Hampton's two-fold mission to promote higher learning and positive character development as cornerstones of effective leadership and responsible citizenship.


The WRHLI is an undergraduate program that enhances the regular university experience through an intensive, interactive curriculum comprised of 18 credit hours and a 400-hour service learning internship. Upon completion, students graduate with a minor in leadership studies.


To prepare exceptional students for leadership roles in their professions and in their communities.