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Kathy Wirtanen
Administrative, Facility
& Conference Assistant

P:  (540) 464-7361
F: (540) 464-7396

Center for Leadership & Ethics
VMI, Marshall Hall
500 Anderson Drive
Lexington, VA  24450

Leadership Book Program

This cadet-led program, sponsored and supported by the CLE, encourages reading and discussion on leadership topics by cadets, faculty and staff, including topics on current and sometimes controversial issues. Periodically the program brings authors to VMI to speak to a wider audience and host book signings.

Meetings are held on Thursday evenings from 1945 until 2030 in the Shenandoah Room of Marshall Hall (CLE). All cadets, faculty, and staff are welcome and encouraged to attend.

2014-2015 Meeting Schedule

 11 September
 25 September 
 09 October 
 23 October 
 13 November 
 04 December 
 22 January 
 12 February
 26 February 
 19 March 
 16 April  
 30 April 

Previous Book Selections

2012 – 2013
Heart of a Soldier*
Joker One
127 Hours
The Art of Intelligence
Front Burner*
Breaking Iraq*

2011 - 2012
Quiet Strength
Westmoreland*
The Only Thing Worth Dying For
Steve Jobs
The Junction Boys
Passion of Command

2010 – 2011
Lone Survivor*
The Good Soldiers
Fields of Fire
The Unforgiving Minute*
We Were Soldiers Once…and Young
Three Cups of Tea

* Denotes an author who spoke at VMI.