D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership
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Beginning in 1999, the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership has brought individuals together in fruitful conversation about ethical ideas and issues, inspiring people to lead ethical lives while at the same time helping to develop leadership abilities to further the common good in communities and organizations. 


We provide illustrations of good lives through our Ethics Lecture SeriesLeadership at Noon Series, and the Ethics Today Podcast.  We also offer opportunities for groups to come together in conversation about the practice and teaching of ethics in our annual Ethics Conference and Teaching the Holocaust Workshops.  


Our Mission and Vision

The mission of the Reinhart Institute is to create opportunities for education, research, and dialogue about significant ethical ideas and issues.

The vision of the Reinhart Institute is to be a catalyst in a flourishing community of servant leaders dedicated to the common good.



Ethics Today

Ethics Today brings you interviews with people from all walks of life in an effort to make better ethical decisions while negotiating the complex world we live in today. 

Episodes can be accessed via podcast, by searching “Ethics Today” on iTunes, or on YouTube.

Rebuilding American Civics 

The D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership is partnering with IM Education to offer two new programs to address the need for more civics education and a greater focus of civic virtue in America. 

The first is a series of community classes that are free and open to the public. The sessions will take place on Zoom and run from 6:308 p.m. on Wednesday evenings. The classes will be led by Sam Scinta, founder and president of IM Education, associate lecturer in political science at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and adjunct instructor in the Servant Leadership program at Viterbo University. 

The other program is The Inspired Minds podcast, hosted by Sam Scinta and Rick Kyte. It features conversations with a wide variety of people from throughout the U.S. about restoring American civic virtue. The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts as well as on the IM Education website.

For more information, dates, and class descriptions, visit the Rebuilding American Civics page. To register for these classes or to get more information,  contact Jill Miller at jmmiller@viterbo.edu.  

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