Whitman College Philosophy Department Records, 1987-1989 PDF
- Whitman College
- Whitman College Philosophy Department Records
- 1987-1989 (inclusive)19871989
- .25 linear feet
- Collection Number
- HTM_WCA111 (recordgrp)
- This collection concerns tenure track candidates, public lectures, and the 1987 American Philosophical Association Award hoax.
- Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Penrose Library, Room 130
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
- Access Restrictions
Historical NoteReturn to Top
The 1986 American Philosophical Association's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Education in Philosophy gained Whitman national recognition for having received an honor that had been awarded only twice before. When it was discovered that the award had beenfabricated by a disgruntled ex-student,Whitman received national recognition and ridicule.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Includes memos, newspaper articles, and posters.
Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top
Public Lecture Poster. February 9, 1987
Email about visiting lecture. March 25, 1987
Public Lecture Poster April 1, 1988
Email regarding Stephen Ministry, a Christian outreach program. February 3, 1988
Emails advertising tenure-track candidate lectures January- February 1988
Public Lecture email March 25, 1988
Memos advertising tenure track candidate lectures January 1989
Newspaper scan about disgruntled ex student who created the hoax February 4, 1987.
Whitman Pioneer article about award hoax. February 5, 1987
Newspaper clipping regarding award hoax. February 6, 1987