Essays for Contemplation
A Great New Book That Really
Hits Home on Ethics & Values
The Free Enterprise Foundation announces the
availability of a new book entitled:
Citadel Values: Essays for Contemplation.
is an uplifting collection of short essays for all to enjoy and find soul
nourishing. As one understands the uniqueness of The Citadel, their approach to
teaching the cadets and other students, one appreciates its relevance in
reinforcing bedrock values that have sustained us as a nation. Professor Freer’s
book distills those values for not only a Corps audience but also the general
public to help lead them toward their
leadership responsibilities in today’s world of politics, business and life in
general. The Citadel, among other things, teaches leadership that transcends and
benefits all career options.
Robert Freer is a prolific writer who contributes a
bi-weekly column for a The Charleston Mercury. His writing covers topical
issues, but also reminds us of our often forgotten historical roots. The new
Citadel Values book is a compilation of seventeen short essays selected from
This book was initially be available to The Corps of Cadets
in a special Citadel Press print and is now available nationally from BookSurge LLC, a division Amazon.com, on campus at The Citadel Gift
Shop as well the Free Enterprise Foundation website.
Click here and buy it now at Amazon.
All profits from sales of Citadel
Values will be donated to The Citadel and the Free
What Are Others Saying...
"In his collection of essays
Citadel Values: Essays for Contemplation, Robert E. Freer, Jr.,
explores the ideals of tradition and duty, among others, and their development
primarily at The Citadel, though his essays are just as meaningful outside of
Lesene Gates as they are within. Freer focuses on the tradition of duty as a
national ethic and develops the theme of obligation to the greater good in most
of his essays."
-The Charleston Mercury, January
"Citadel Values, a fine little book,
is laid out aptly and easy to read. The well-chosen models of leadership are
filled with good observations, analysis, judgments, and encouragements. Cadets
and others will value this contribution to the Citadel essence."
-Colonel James Remert, Emeritus Professor of English
Robert Freer's Essays on Citadel Values provides a
valuable resource for all of us who strive to achieve excellence in our everyday
task of choosing the hard right over the easy wrong in our quest to be positive
-John Rosa, Lieutenant General, USAF (Reties), President, The Citadel
"In this collection, Robert Freer has captured the core
meaning, indeed the essence of the Principles and precepts which have governed
"The Citadel Experience" for generations of cadets. This compendium should be
required reading for Citadel alumni of all ages."
-James A. Grimsley, JR., Major General, US
Army (Ret.), President Emeritus, The Citadel
The author, Robert
Freer, Jr., is a visiting professor at the School of Business
Administration, at The Citadel and founder and CEO
of the Free Enterprise Foundation, which promotes ethics globally. Based on
almost over forty years of broad experience in government, senior levels of
corporate and law firm management, Professor Freer is amply familiar with key
issues facing the country, students and the average American citizen.
Professor Freer is a graduate of Princeton University
and The University of Virginia Law School. In addition to teaching at The
Citadel, he is a visiting professor at The Charleston School of Law and a
certified mediator in South Carolina.