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Transylvania hosts seminar on liberal education

Transylvania and the Bingham Program for Excellence in Teaching sponsored the fourth annual seminar, Twenty-first Century Liberal Education: A Contested Concept, on July 23-26, 2009. Professors taking part in the seminar included, front row, from left, Barbara Craig, College of the Holy Cross, theater design; Ronnie Halperin, Purchase College, SUNY, psychology; Ellen Cox, Transylvania, philosophy; James Mahon, Washington and Lee University, philosophy; Christopher McDonough, University of the South, classics; Andries Fourie, Willamette University, art, studio; second row, Deborah Goodwin, Gustavus Adolphus College, religion; Ryan Higginbottom, Washington and Jefferson College, mathematics; Richard Dagger, Rhodes College, political science; Elizabeth Hackett, Agnes Scott College, women’s studies and philosophy; Mary Theresa Hall, Thiel College, English; Jeff Freyman, Transylvania, political science; Michael Ruse, Coastal Carolina University, philosophy; back row: John Svarlien, Transylvania, classics; Danny Nuckols, Austin College, economics; Francis Oakley, Williams College, history; David Legore, Texas Lutheran University, dramatic media; Susan Rankaitis, Scripps College, studio arts; Joann Quinones, Earlham College, English-American literature, ethnic literature; Julia Hendon, Gettysburg College, anthropology and archaeology.

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