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Eileen Hulme, Ph.D.
Executive Director

(626) 387-5716

Eileen Hulme, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of the Noel Academy for Strengths-Based Leadership and Education, and Associate Professor in APU's Department of Doctoral Higher Education. Prior to joining APU in 2005, Hulme served as Vice President for Student Life at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where she was responsible for creating the strengths programming on campus while managing a staff of more than 200. She is also a former Fulbright Scholar.

Hulme currently consults with universities across the country on strengths-oriented leadership and faculty development. She is a sought after speaker and regularly presents at national conferences. Her 2006 About Campus article, “What’s Right with You,” provides a thoughtful rationale for the strengths movement.