Hospitality Leadership Institute


Penn State's School of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management

Your organization's future depends on competitiveness and profits.
Can you afford to trust its success to guesswork? Penn State's Hospitality Leadership Institute (HLI) has a worldwide reputation as a leader in the collection, analysis, and dissemination of knowledge regarding the hospitality, recreation, and tourism industry. The center offers concrete data and an educational partnership to help your organization succeed.

Our Commitment

HLI personnel are faculty members in Penn State's School of Hospitality Management. They can help your entry-- and middle-management personnel make informed decisions based on their years of experience. Through HLI, you will have access to Penn State's diverse resources. You'll also gain a partner ready to meet your needs with programs based on cutting-edge research and focused on your long-term competitiveness. HLI programs are offered through Penn State Continuing and Distance Education as a service of the College of Health and Human Development

Our Strength

HLI's strength is our ability to work with clients to understand their organization, blend that understanding with our research and educational leadership, and translate that into a process for professional development.

Our partnerships draw on the resources of the school, college, University, and industry experts to form alliances where practice and research converge for mutual benefit.

What we offer

Contact Information

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or obtain more information.

Ruth Ann Jackson
Director, Hospitality Leadership Institute

The Pennsylvania State University
506D Keller
University Park, PA 16802

Telephone: 814-863-5437
FAX: 814-863-4257