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Transylvania hosts seminar on liberal education

Seventeen professors from around the country participated in Transylvania’s summer liberal arts seminar, Twenty-first Century Liberal Education: A Contested Concept, in July. The seminar was sponsored by Transylvania and its Bingham Program for Excellence in Teaching and coordinated by Transylvania professors Jeffery Freyman, Ellen Cox, and John Svarlien.

LIberal Arts Seminar participants

Participants included, front row, from left:
Jonathan Isham, Middlebury College, economics and environmental studies
Katherine Singer, Mt. Holyoke College, English
Annette Aronowicz, Franklin & Marshall College, history of religions
Richard Meagher, Randolph-Macon College, political science
Cecilia Conrad, Pomona College, economics
Christian Hoeckley, Westmont College, philosophy

middle row:
John Svarlien, Transylvania, classics
Ellen Cox, Transylvania, philosophy
John Rudisill, The College of Wooster, philosophy
Anne Harris, DePauw University, medieval and general art history
Reid Golden, Hartwick College, sociology
Scott Cohen, Stonehill College, English

back row:
Peter Gottschalk, Wesleyan University, religion
A.J. Senchak, Southwestern University, business management
Fernando Lozano, Pomona College, economics
Pam Luecke, Washington and Lee University, journalism
Linda McGuire, Muhlenberg College, mathematics
Donal O’Shea, Mt. Holyoke College, mathematics and statistics
Jeffrey Freyman, Transylvania, political science.

Not pictured: Michele Intermont, Kalamazoo College, mathematics.

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