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Rick Kyte is the Endowed Professor and Director of the D. B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin where he teaches a variety of ethics courses dealing with issues in business, leadership, and the environment.  He received his undergraduate degree from Hamline University and his Ph.D. in philosophy from The Johns Hopkins University in 1994. 

He writes a regular column for the La Crosse Tribune titled “The Ethical Life.”  He also serves on the board of LeaderEthics-Wisconsin. 

upcoming presentations

  • "Paul Harris" Tallahassee Rotary Club. May 20, 2020.

  • "Ethical Decision Making for Association Leaders" Wisconsin Society of Association Executives. June 2, 2020.

  • "Finding Your Deep Story." Aspiring Servant Leaders Conference. Sophia Foundation. Fond du Lac. June 17, 2020.

  • "Ethical Decisions in High Stakes Situations." Keynote Address. International Servant-Leader Summit. Milwaukee, WI. June 9-11, 2021.


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Viterbo University

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La Crosse, WI 54601


Tel: 608-796-3704

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