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Committee: Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges

Committee Charge

The committee oversees activities of the association related to the teaching of philosophy at two-year and junior colleges and initiates efforts to encourage and improve teaching in such institutions. It prepares periodic reports to the board and to the members of the association. The committee seeks to encourage cooperation between philosophers, other teachers in the humanities, and administrators in planning and evaluating instructional programs and in identifying appropriate qualifications for teaching philosophy in two-year institutions, while at the same time advising graduate departments of philosophy concerning ways of preparing philosophers to teach most effectively in a junior college setting.

The committee also publishes the Newsletter on Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges, the editors of which serve in an ex officio capacity on this committee.

The chair of the committee on the teaching of philosophy serves in an ex officio capacity on this committee. One member of the committee on academic career opportunities and placement serves as a liaison to this committee.

 

Committee Reports

2017–2018 report

2016–2017 report

2015-2016 report

2014-2015 report 

2013-2014 report

2012-2013 report

2011-2012 report

2010-2011 report

2009-2010 report

2008-2009 report

2007-2008 report

Newsletter on Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges

Call for Papers: APA Newsletter on Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges, fall 2019 issue, submission deadline: May 17, 2019 (PDF)

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Chair (2022)
Richard Legum
ex officio (2021)
David W. Concepcion
Liaison (2020)
Ileana F. Szymanski
Member (2020)
Bill Hartmann
Member (2020)
A.J. Kreider
Member (2020)
Heather Wilburn
Member (2021)
Deirdre M. Frontczak
Member (2021)
Mary Gwin
Member (2021)
Kenneth Pike
Member (2022)
Rebeka Ferreira
Member (2022)
Shannon E. Kincaid
Member (2022)
Rebecca Scott
Newsletter Editor
Marc E. Bobro
Newsletter Editor
Aaron R. Champene

 

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