Centers and Institutes

Since its founding as a Catholic, Franciscan institution in 1890, Viterbo University has continued to meet the evolving needs of its community through mission-aligned centers and institutes for ethics, servant leadership, community engagement, social justice, teaching and learning, and the arts. Viterbo is committed to fulfilling its vision of boldly transforming students and our communities through service, collaboration, and leadership.


Casagrande Institute

The Casagrande Institute for Higher Education Effectiveness partners with private, not-for-profit institutions to align performance with mission.

Center for Community Engagement

The Center for Community Engagement fosters engaged citizenship through service, programming, and action.

Center for Professional Learning

The Center for Professional Learning transforms organizations through customized leadership and educational programs.

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Center for Teaching and Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning promotes excellence in teaching and learning, scholarship, and creative works.


Community Gateway Center

The Community Gateway Center develops impactful partnerships with organizations in the La Crosse area and beyond.

D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership

The D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership advances education, research, and dialogue about ethical ideas and issues.

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Sr. Thea Bowman Center

The Sr. Thea Bowman Center expands education and understanding of human dignity and social justice.


Fine Arts Center

The Fine Arts Center engages, educates, and energizes community through live performance and cultural programming.

Weber Center for the Performing Arts

The Weber Center for the Performing Arts enriches the vibrant arts and culture of downtown La Crosse.

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