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Dallas Baptist University Cuts Only Full-Time Philosopher

Justin McBrayer  | Published on 8/18/2020
Due to the financial burden posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dallas Baptist University has let go of its only full-time Philosophy faculty position occupied by Dr. Jared Brandt. In light of this news, former and current DBU Philosophy majors have come together to petition the university to reverse its decision.

While the SCP does not take a stand on either department closures or personnel issues, it's also true that many SCP members are likely to think that philosophy is an important aspect of an undergraduate education, especially at a Christian school.  To read more about the rationale for reversing the decision and/or to sign a petition asking the administration to reconsider the decision, go here.