The Department regrets to announce that John H. Whittaker, professor emeritus of Philosophy and Religious Studies, passed away on July 26, 2019. During his twenty-eight years at LSU, Prof. Whittaker served as director of the Religious Studies Program (1980-1994) and as chair of the Department (2003-2006). He was an outstanding scholar in the philosophy of religion and a beloved teacher of religion courses. Memorial service: Saturday, August 10, 12 p.m., St. Alban’s Chapel on Dalrymple Drive.
Prof. Raff Donelson won the President's Prize at the Southwestern Philosophical Society conference at Baylor University.