To inspire, educate, and develop values-based leaders committed to personal integrity, professional ethics, and selfless service.

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan
The Center’s strategies to promote the development of values-based leaders locally, within the university and state, and also, nationally, and globally, are linked to the following objectives:

  • Youth Development
  • Executive Leadership Education
  • Integration of Values-Based Leadership throughout NC State
  • Scholarships and Leadership Enrichment Experiences


General Shelton

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The General Hugh Shelton Leadership Center

The General Hugh Shelton Leadership Center was founded in 2002 following the retirement of General Shelton as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  General Shelton continues to  “give back” to his alma mater, NC State University and to help develop the next generation of values-based leaders. The Shelton Leadership Center outreach programs focus on intergenerational values based leadership development within NC State University, corporate, governmental, educational, non-profit and youth development organizations.  His values based leadership cornerstones are honesty, integrity, diversity, compassion, and social responsibility. Read More