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The Center for Leadership Excellence (CLE) serves as a resource that advances the understanding and applications of leadership in contemporary society.


An active and vibrant community that develops, enhances, promotes, and advances leadership adapted to diverse contexts.


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Dr. Cecile Garmon

Dr. Cecile Garmon brings a distinguished career of leadership at WKU to her position within the Center for Leadership Excellence. Along with her role as a communication professor, she also has served in several areas of administration. Her research interests include the impact of culture on communication, the role of culture in leadership communication, and leadership behaviors in Africa and Latin America.



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